Definition of visuospatial in English:



  • [attributive] Relating to or denoting the visual perception of the spatial relationships of objects.

    • ‘There is an improvement in visuospatial constructional ability and visuospatial learning and recall with age in both genders.’
    • ‘Subjects are first asked to copy the figure to assess their visuospatial constructional ability, and then 30 minutes later, are asked to reproduce the figure from memory.’
    • ‘Findings were similar to the original assessments in that floor layers exhibited poorer performance than the referents only in a test of visuospatial construction.’
    • ‘Specific deficits in visuospatial ability and sustained attention have also been described in patients who have taken therapeutic doses of benzodiazepines regularly for longer than one year.’
    • ‘Age is the most significant risk factor for dementia, a syndrome characterized by a decline in memory and in at least one of the following areas: language, visuospatial skills, and executive functioning.’