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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Examples from the Web for night blindness
He could mimic Albano's writing and voice; he knew of Linda's night-blindness.
Synonymous with the Kufie.Nyctalopia, or night-blindness, 332.An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa|Abd Salam Shabeeny
They emphasize the occurrence of night-blindness as an early and frequent symptom.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
pathol a nontechnical term for nyctalopia
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