night-blind


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night-blind

(nīt′blīnd′)
adj.
Affected with night blindness.
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Infant mortality has been found to be 63pc higher in night-blind mothers.
Examples include the fact that Abu Obeida al-Lubnani was night-blind and he could only drive automatic vehicles.
The statement stressed that Agar's both eyes suffer from night blindness, pointing he was night-blind in one eye before he was arrested 105 days ago.
Last year, Robin All of University College London and colleagues demonstrated that immature retina cells from newborn mice could form rod cells--a type of light-gathering cell--that wire into the retinas of night-blind adult mice (SN: 5/19/12, p.
EYES STILL ATTUNED TO THE dashboard light, you plunge night-blind into the wood duck swamp to please the dog, walking by feel between trees and tangled vines, feet seeking the compacted hardness of the path, following the rustle of the dog's feet as she trots ahead, then stops to wait.