photopic vision

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Related to photopic vision: scotopic
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Noun1.photopic vision - normal vision in daylight; vision with sufficient illumination that the cones are active and hue is perceived
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
foveal vision - vision with the fovea
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Cone cells work best in bright, daylight conditions, enabling what's called our photopic vision. Rods, on the other hand, provide low-light, scotopic vision for nighttime.
In photopic vision, our fovea is more sensitive to the red wavelength while the blue wavelength influences scotopic vision.