dark-adapted eye

n.

An eye that has been in darkness or semidarkness for some time and has undergone dark adaptation.scotopic eye

Nearby words

  1. delinquency,
  2. delinquency, juvenile,
  3. delinquent,
  4. deliquesce,
  5. deliquescence,
  6. deliration,
  7. deliriant,
  8. delirious,
  9. delirium,
  10. delirium tremens


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