Definition of light adaptation
: the process including contraction of the pupil and decrease in rhodopsin by which the eye adapts to conditions of increased illumination
light–adaptedplay \ˈlīt-ə-ˌdap-təd\ adjective
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Medical Definition of light adaptation
: the adjustments including narrowing of the pupillary opening and decrease in rhodopsin by which the retina of the eye is made efficient as a visual receptor under conditions of strong illumination—compare dark adaptation
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