scotopic vision

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Noun1.scotopic vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)scotopic vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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Hammond et al., "Rod vision is controlled by dopamine-dependent sensitization of rod bipolar cells by GABA," Neuron, vol.
Instead they rely on rod vision, usually for seeing in dim light and darkness.
The retina contained more cells in the rod vision pathway than normal or than we expected," said Fox