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Dictionary » V » Vision



1. (Science: ophthalmology) The act or faculty of seeing, sight.

2. (Science: psychiatry) An apparition, a subjective sensation of vision not elicited by actual visual stimuli.

3. Visual acuity, symbol V.

Origin: L. Visio

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Newbie question about the first life

... but not, as far as I know, for walking out of the tunnel and onto a prairie. This other explanation of his has to do with "tunnel vision" due to a lack of blood circulation in the eye. The Dutch doctor thinks he has all the answers, but he's still groping in the dark.

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... This doesn't seem like a trait that is selected on in modern times or since glasses were invented. Though I am sure clarity and a greater range of vision served an evolutionary advantage to our ancestors in hunting and avoiding predators. Assuming that one is a step above the rest is somewhat arrogant ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)

... can attest; or as the adages go, time flies when you're having fun, a watched pot never boils, and so on. Of particular interest to me is vision and in particular the flicker fusion threshold (FFR); the frequency at which an intermittent stimulus appears continuous. According to the following ...

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by NMLevesque
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)
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holographic origin of life

... Did organisms had a limited visual capacity or limited interpretation of visual stimuli? Our random chemical reactions hypothesis suggests that vision is the way we perceive the interactions between electromagnetic waves and systems of chemical reactions. To our own eyes, this seems a rather ...

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by minasole
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... ageing), therefore ova are produced early during the development of the female fetus, then they are kept on a low energy state, preventing any division, mutation or radiation that could distort the information in the mtDNA. The offspring inherits mtDNA purely from the mother, so it makes perfect ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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