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  • adjective of vision monochromatic, as used in near darkness, using the rod cells

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Examples

  • I have what they call scotopic sensitivity, which means fluorescent lighting really hurts my eyes, head, and entire nervous system.

    Tech Beat - BusinessWeek

  • I have what they call scotopic sensitivity, which means fluorescent lighting really hurts my eyes, head, and entire nervous system.

    Tech Beat - BusinessWeek

  • In limited light, the eyes shift to what is known as scotopic vision, where the photoreceptors in the retina can only perceive simple, large areas of tone, with uncertain boundaries.

    Day for Night Sketching

  • He has a double Purkinje shift with maximum scotopic vision occurring in both the yellow and the blue-violet ranges.

    Pawns and Symbols

  • Darkness: scotopic conditions; carlbachol: 1 min after topical instillation of carlbachol under dark conditions.

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  • Darkness: scotopic conditions; carlbachol: 1 min after topical instillation of carlbachol under dark conditions.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Disproportionate loss of photopic vision as compared to scotopic vision was postulated to be caused by light scattering by the corneal lipid deposits.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Klein SA (1989) Peripheral positional acuity: Retinal and cortical constraints on 2-dot separation discrimination under photopic and scotopic conditions.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Darkness: scotopic conditions; carlbachol: 1 min after topical instillation of carlbachol under dark conditions.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • The bulbs combine a newly patented proprietary scotopic phosphor blend with a non-radioactive after-glow phosphor blend that provides illumination, helping the human eye adapt more quickly to sudden low-light conditions in an emergency power outage.

    Alice Hill's Real Tech News - Independent Tech

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  • If you'd not be thought misanthropic

    Then hew to a course philosophic

    And look on your fellows,

    The whites, blacks and yellows,

    Alike with an eye that's scotopic.

    May 26, 2016