ANOPIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 n. blindness in one or both halves of the visual field, resulting from defects or injury to the central or peripheral visual system. Also known as anopsia. See also hemianopia- quadranopia. ANOPIA: "The individual experienced anopia, which caused blindness in both parts of his or her visual field, resulting from a genetic defect. " Related Psychology Terms PARACENTRAL SCOTOMA SCOTOMA BINASAL HEMIANOPIA VISUAL EXTINCTION BITEMPORAL HEMIANOPIA VISUAL NEGLECT VISUAL BLURRING VISUAL FIELD DEFECT VISUAL HALLUCINATION INVOLUNTARY ATTENTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANOPIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anopia/ (accessed September 19, 2021).