photopia

noun

pho·​to·​pia
fōˈtōpēə
plural -s
: vision in bright light with light-adapted eyes believed to be mediated by the cones of the retina
opposed to scotopia
photopic adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from phot- + -opia

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“Photopia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photopia. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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