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nyc·ta·lo·pi·a

 (nĭk′tə-lō′pē-ə)
[Late Latin nyctalōpia, from Greek nuktalōps, night-blind : nux, nukt-, night; see nekw-t- in Indo-European roots + alaos, blind + ōps, ōp-, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

nyc′ta·lo′pic (-lō′pĭk, -lŏp′ĭk) adj.

nyctalopia

(ˌnɪktəˈləʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) inability to see normally in dim light. Nontechnical name: night blindness Compare hemeralopia
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek nuktálōps, from nux night + alaos blind + ōps eye]

night′ blind`ness


n.
a condition in which vision is normal in daylight but abnormally poor in dim light.
[1745–55]
night′blind`, adj.

nyctalopia

a condition of the eyes in which the sufferer can see clearly during the day or in bright light but has impaired vision at night or in poor light; night blindness.
See also: Eyes
night-blindness.
See also: Night
the loss of sight in darkness. — nyctalopic, adj.
See also: Blindness

nyctalopia

(night blindness) The inability to see well in dim light.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nyctalopia - inability to see clearly in dim light; due to a deficiency of vitamin A or to a retinal disorder
avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis - any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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nyc·ta·lo·pi·a

n. nictalopía, visión imperfecta bajo iluminación baja.