Visual vs Perimetry - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between visual and perimetry

is that visual is any element of something that depends on sight while perimetry is (medicine) the systematic measurement of light sensitivity in the visual field by the detection of the presence of test targets on a defined background.

As an adjective visual

is related to or affecting the vision.

visual

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Alternative forms

* visuall (qualifier)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Related to or affecting the vision.
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  • (obsolete) That can be seen; visible.
  • Derived terms

    * visual poem * visualization * visualize * visually

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any element of something that depends on sight.
  • An image; a picture; a graphic.
  • (in the plural) All the visual elements of a multi-media presentation or entertainment, usually in contrast with normal text or audio.
  • (advertising) A preliminary sketch.
  • perimetry

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (medicine) The systematic measurement of light sensitivity in the visual field by the detection of the presence of test targets on a defined background.
  • Synonyms

    *campimetry