photopic

adjective
phot·​opic | \ fō-ˈtō-pik How to pronounce photopic (audio) , -ˈtä-pik How to pronounce photopic (audio) \

Definition of photopic

: relating to or being vision in bright light with light-adapted eyes that is mediated by the cones of the retina

First Known Use of photopic

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for photopic

New Latin photopia, from phot- + -opia

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The first known use of photopic was in 1915

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“Photopic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photopic. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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photopic

adjective
phot·​opic | \ fōt-ˈō-pik How to pronounce photopic (audio) , -ˈäp-ik How to pronounce photopic (audio) \

Medical Definition of photopic

: relating to or being vision in bright light with light-adapted eyes that is mediated by the cones of the retina

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