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Related to hemeralopia: nyctalopia
A visual defect characterized by the inability to see as clearly in bright light as in dim light.
[New Latin hēmeralōpia, from Greek hēmeralōps, suffering from hemeralopia : hēmera, day + alaos, blind + ōps, eye; see nyctalopia.]
hem′er·a·lop′ic (-lŏp′ĭk) adj.
(Pathology) inability to see clearly in bright light. Nontechnical name: day blindness Compare nyctalopia
[C18: New Latin, from Greek hēmeralōps, from hēmera day + alaos blind + ōps eye]
hem•er•a•lo•pi•a(ˌhɛm ər əˈloʊ pi ə)
a condition in which vision is normal in the night or in dim light but is abnormally poor or wholly absent in the day or in bright light.
[1700–10; < Greek hēmeralōp-, s. of hēmerálōps suffering from day blindness (hēmér(a) day + ala(ós) blind + -ōps having eyes of the kind specified; see Cyclops) + -ia; compare -opia]
hem`er•a•lop′ic (-ˈlɒp ɪk) adj.
a condition of the eyes in which the sufferer can see clearly at night but has impaired vision during the day; day blindness.See also: Eyes
the loss of sight in daylight. — hemeralopic, adj.See also: Blindness