night vision

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1469
Reference Entry
A definition of the medical term "night vision" is presented. Night vision refers to the ability to see at night or in light of low intensity. It results from dark adaptation in which the pupil dilates, rhodopsin increases and the intensity threshold of the retina is lowered. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedia Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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