dys·​ad·​ap·​ta·​tion dis-ˌad-ˌap-ˈtā-shən, -əp- How to pronounce dysadaptation (audio)
: an impaired ability of the iris and retina to adapt properly to variations in light intensities that is often indicative of vitamin A deficiency

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“Dysadaptation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dysadaptation. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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