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
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pathol a nontechnical term for nyctalopia
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[ nīt′blīnd′ ]
Affected with nyctalopia.
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