sco·to·din·ia (sko″to-dinґe-ə) [scoto- + Gr. dinos whirl] dizziness with blurring of vision and headache. Called also apoplectic vertigo and tenebric vertigo.

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  • scotodinia — ˌskäd.əˈdinēə, ˌskōd. noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek skotos darkness + dinos whirling; dizziness + New Latin ia more at shade, dino …   Useful english dictionary

  • scotodinia — scot·o·din·ia …   English syllables

  • scotodinia —   n. dizziness together with headache and loss of vision.    ♦ scotograph, n. instrument for writing without seeing; X ray photograph.    ♦ scotoma, n. (pl. mata ) blind spot.    ♦ scotophobia, n. dread of darkness.    ♦ scotopia n. ability of… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • apoplectic vertigo — scotodinia …   Medical dictionary

  • tenebric vertigo — scotodinia …   Medical dictionary

  • Scotodĭa — (Scotodine, Scotodinia, Scotodiniasis, Scotodinus, Scotonia, Scotosis, v. gr.), Schwindel mit Dunkelwerden vor den Augen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • scot|o|din|i|a — «SKOT uh DIHN ee uh», noun. a dizziness combined with dimness of vision. ╂[< New Latin scotodinia < Greek skótos darkness + dînos a whirling] …   Useful english dictionary

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