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photopia

[foh-toh-pee-uh] /foʊˈtoʊ pi ə/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
vision in bright light (opposed to scotopia).
Compare light adaptation.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; phot- + -opia
Related forms
photopic
[foh-top-ik, -toh-pik] /foʊˈtɒp ɪk, -ˈtoʊ pɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for photopic

photopia

/fəʊˈtəʊpɪə/
noun
1.
the normal adaptation of the eye to light; day vision
Derived Forms
photopic (fəʊˈtɒpɪk; -ˈtəʊ-) adjective
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from photo- + -opia
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photopic in Medicine

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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