Stiles-Crawford effect

noun

Stiles-Craw·​ford effect ˌstīlz-ˈkrȯ-fərd- How to pronounce Stiles-Crawford effect (audio)
: an optical phenomenon in which light passing through the center of the pupil is perceived as more intense than light passing through the periphery of the pupil

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“Stiles-Crawford effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Stiles-Crawford%20effect. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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