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visual acuity

[′vizh·ə·wəl ə′kyü·əd·ē]
(physiology)
The ability to see fine details of an object; specifically, the ability to see an object whose angle subtended at the eye is 1 minute of arc.

visual acuity

A measure of the ability to distinguish fine details; the reciprocal of the angular size of critical detail which is just large enough to be seen.
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Vertical dynamic visual acuity in normal subjects and patients with vestibular hypofunction.
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The relationship of dynamic visual acuity to skill on a tennis related task.
Training effects on dynamic visual acuity with free-head viewing.
Dynamic visual acuity was included as the last component in the final model.
The regression models in this study showed that a combination of central motion sensitivity, UFOV scores, Pelli-Robson letter contrast sensitivity, and dynamic visual acuity could predict 50% of the variance in overall driving score.
The effects of target contrast variation on dynamic visual acuity and eye movements.
Dynamic visual acuity as related to age, sex and static acuity.
Thus, we have a test of dynamic visual acuity which does not require pursuit movements of the eye, although, drifting motion also produce retinal slip.
The effect of target contrast variation on dynamic visual acuity and eye movements.

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