Kendra&Vocab #1

Metamorphopsia

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metamorphopsia [ mĕt′ə-môr-fŏpsē-ə ]

n. a visual disorder in which images appear distorted in various ways

dictionary.com

Writing Prompt

Write a story/scene where this word is used in the dialogue or a character has this vision disorder.


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Interesting Facts

“With intraretinal edema, the retinal elements are often pushed apart, causing perceived image shrinkage (micropsia). Macropsia (perceived image enlargement) can occur if the photoreceptors are pushed together.”

American Academy of Ophthalmology


I used an online spinning wheel to choose the letter and then randomly selected a word from dictionary.com. While this might seem like an overly scientific word to start a vocab series off with, I don’t want to put any limits on the potential vocab words we could explore in this series.

Anything can inform your writing, if you let it.

If you feel inspired to write using this word prompt, please post a link in comments!

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