Stiles-Crawford effect


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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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