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(skō-tōp'ik, -top'ik),
Referring to low illumination to which the eye is dark adapted. See: scotopic vision.


Referring to low illumination to which the eye is dark adapted.
See also: scotopic vision


(skō-tō′pē-ă) [″ + ops, eye]
Adjustment of the eye for vision in dim light; the opposite of photopia.
scotopic (-tŏp′ĭk), adjective
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