night-blind


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night-blind

(nīt′blīnd′)
adj.
Affected with night blindness.
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In the war carrots were recommended for people who were night-blind because it replaced the vitamin A they didn't have.
Thanks to cell transplants, some formerly night-blind mice can see in the dark, perhaps even well enough to evade a swinging carving knife.
Light-gathering nerve cells called rods injected into the retinas of night-blind mice integrated into the brain's visual system and restored sight, Robin Ali of the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology and colleagues report online April 18 in Nature.