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scotopia

[skuh-toh-pee-uh, skoh-]
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noun Ophthalmology.
  1. vision in dim light (opposed to photopia).
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Origin of scotopia

Related formssco·top·ic [skuh-top-ik, skoh-] /skəˈtɒp ɪk, skoʊ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for scotopia

scotopia

noun
  1. the ability of the eye to adjust for night vision
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Derived Formsscotopic (skəˈtɒpɪk, skəʊ-), adjective

Word Origin

New Latin, from Greek skotos darkness + -opia
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scotopia in Medicine

scotopia

(skə-tōpē-ə)
n.
  1. scotopic vision