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night blindness

noun

Definition of NIGHT BLINDNESS

:  reduced visual capacity in faint light (as at night)
night–blind \ˈnīt-ˌblīnd\ adjective
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First Known Use of NIGHT BLINDNESS

1754
Medical Dictionary

night blindness

noun

Medical Definition of NIGHT BLINDNESS

:  reduced visual capacity in faint light (as at night)—called also nyctalopia
night–blind \ˈnīt-ˌblīnd\ adjective

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