scotopia


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sco·to·pi·a

 (skə-tō′pē-ə)
n.
The ability to see in darkness or dim light; dark-adapted vision.

[Greek skotos, darkness + -opia.]

sco·to′pic (-tō′pĭk, -tŏp′ĭk) adj.

scotopia

(skəˈtəʊpɪə; skəʊ-)
n
(Physiology) the ability of the eye to adjust for night vision
[New Latin, from Greek skotos darkness + -opia]
scotopic adj

sco•to•pi•a

(skəˈtoʊ pi ə, skoʊ-)

n.
vision in dim light (opposed to photopia).Compare dark adaptation.
[1910–15; < Greek skót(os) darkness + -opia]
sco•top′ic (-ˈtɒp ɪk) adj.

scotopia

vision in dim light or darkness. Cf. photopia. — scotopic, adj.
See also: Eyes
vision in dim light or darkness. See also photopia. — scotopic, adj.
See also: Darkness
Translations

sco·to·pi·a

n. escotopia, visión nocturna, adaptación visual a la oscuridad.
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