mesopic

adjective
me·​so·​pic | \ me-ˈzäp-ik How to pronounce mesopic (audio) , mē-ˈsōp- How to pronounce mesopic (audio) \

Medical Definition of mesopic

1 : having a face on which the root of the nose and central line of the face project moderately
2 : of or relating to vision under conditions of intermediate levels of illumination mesopic vision tests made in a cloudy moonlight illuminationScience News Letter

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“Mesopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesopic. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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