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hemeralopia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hemeralopia  \Hem`e*ra*lo"pi*a\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?,  the  opposite 
  of  ?;  ?  day  +  ?  of  ?.  See  {Nyctalopia}.]  (Med.) 
  A  disease  of  the  eyes,  in  consequence  of  which  a  person  can 
  see  clearly  or  without  pain  only  by  daylight  or  a  strong 
  artificial  light;  day  sight. 
 
  Note:  Some  writers  (as  Quain)  use  the  word  in  the  opposite 
  sense  i.  e.,  day  blindness.  See  {Nyctalopia}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hemeralopia 
  n  :  inability  to  see  clearly  in  bright  light  [syn:  {day 
  blindness}] 




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