- vision in bright light (opposed to scotopia).
Compare light adaptation.
Origin of photopia
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- the normal adaptation of the eye to light; day vision
C20: New Latin, from photo- + -opia
- Vision in bright light, mediated by cone cells of the retina; daylight vision.photopic vision
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