photopic

photopia

[foh-toh-pee-uh]
noun Ophthalmology.
vision in bright light (opposed to scotopia ).


Origin:
1910–15; phot- + -opia

photopic [foh-top-ik, -toh-pik] , adjective
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photopia (fəʊˈtəʊpɪə)
 
n
the normal adaptation of the eye to light; day vision
 
[C20: New Latin, from photo- + -opia]
 
photopic
 
adj

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photopia pho·to·pi·a (fō-tō'pē-ə)
n.
vision in bright light, mediated by cone cells of the retina; daylight vision. Also called photopic vision.


pho·to'pic (-tō'pĭk, -tŏp'ĭk) adj.
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