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night blindness

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noun Ophthalmology.
  1. a condition of the eyes in which vision is normal in daylight but abnormally poor at night or in a dim light; nyctalopia.
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Origin of night blindness

First recorded in 1745–55
Related formsnight·blind, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for night-blind

night blindness

noun
  1. pathol a nontechnical term for nyctalopia
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Derived Formsnightblind, adjective
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night-blind in Medicine

night-blind

(nītblīnd′)
adj.
  1. Affected with nyctalopia.
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night blindness

n.
  1. nyctalopia