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scotopia

 [sko-to´pe-ah]
2. the adjustment of the eye for darkness; dark adaptation. adj., adj scotop´ic.
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sco·top·ic vis·ion

vision when the eye is dark-adapted.
See also: dark adaptation, dark-adapted eye.
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scotopia

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

sco·to′pic (-tō′pĭk, -tŏp′ĭk) adj.
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sco·top·ic vi·sion

(skō-top'ik vizh'ŭn)
Vision when the eye is dark adapted.
See also: dark adaptation, dark-adapted eye
Synonym(s): night vision, scotopia.
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scotopia

Ability to see in poor light. Vision adapted to night-time conditions.
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First, several researchers have noted the absence of objective scientific evidence that Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome actually exists (Blaskey et al., 1990; Rooney, 1991; Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2002; Silver, 1995; Stone & Harris, 1991; Woerz & Maples, 1997).
(85) Irlen (86) initially used the term Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, and then Men Syndrome.
The controversial system is purported to correct a form of dyslexia called scotopic sensitivity syndrome -- a vaguely defined syndrome that some visual specialists contend does not exist.