light-adapted eye

n.

An eye that has been exposed to light of relatively high intensity and has undergone adjustments of photochemical change and constriction of the pupil.photopic eye

Nearby words

  1. light verse,
  2. light water,
  3. light weight,
  4. light welterweight,
  5. light year,
  6. light-armed,
  7. light-duty,
  8. light-emitting diode,
  9. light-fast,
  10. light-fingered


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