day blindness
   see hemeralopia.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Day blindness — Day Day (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • day blindness — noun inability to see clearly in bright light • Syn: ↑hemeralopia • Hypernyms: ↑visual impairment, ↑visual defect, ↑vision defect, ↑visual disorder * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • day-blindness — dayˈ blindˈness noun A defect of vision in which objects are best seen by a dim light, hemeralopia • • • Main Entry: ↑day …   Useful english dictionary

  • day blindness — comparatively good vision in poor light but poor vision in good illumination. The condition is usually congenital and associated with poor visual acuity and defective colour vision. Acquired cases occur when the cone (light sensitive cells) at… …   Medical dictionary

  • day blindness — comparatively good vision in poor light but poor vision in good illumination. The condition is usually congenital and associated with poor visual acuity and defective colour vision. Acquired cases occur when the cones (light sensitive cells) at… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • day-blindness — noun The state or quality of being day blind …   Wiktionary

  • day blindness — /ˈdeɪ blaɪndnəs/ (say day bluyndnuhs) noun → hemeralopia …   Australian English dictionary

  • day blindness — hemeralopia (def. 1). [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • day blindness — noun The inability to see clearly in bright light; hemeralopia …   Wiktionary

  • day blindness — hemeralopia, eye condition in which vision is good only at night or when the light is dim …   English contemporary dictionary

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