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photopia

[ foh-toh-pee-uh ]
/ foʊˈtoʊ pi ə /
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noun Ophthalmology.
vision in bright light (opposed to scotopia).
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Origin of photopia

First recorded in 1910–15; phot- + -opia

OTHER WORDS FROM photopia

pho·top·ic [foh-top-ik, -toh-pik], /foʊˈtɒp ɪk, -ˈtoʊ pɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for photopia

photopia
/ (fəʊˈtəʊpɪə) /

noun
the normal adaptation of the eye to light; day vision

Derived forms of photopia

photopic (fəʊˈtɒpɪk, -ˈtəʊ-), adjective

Word Origin for photopia

C20: New Latin, from photo- + -opia
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Medical definitions for photopia

photopia
[ fō-tōpē-ə ]

n.
Vision in bright light, mediated by cone cells of the retina; daylight vision.photopic vision

Other words from photopia

pho•topic (-tōpĭk, -tŏpĭk) adj.
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