a defect in the eye in which the vision is reduced in the daylight or in bright light
Origin of hemeralopiaModern Latin from Classical Greek h?meral?ps, day blindness ( from h?mera, day + alaos, blind + ?ps, eye) + -ia
A visual defect characterized by the inability to see as clearly in bright light as in dim light.
Origin of hemeralopiaNew Latin hēmeralōpia from Greek hēmeralōps suffering from hemeralopia hēmera day alaos blind ōps eye ; see nyctalopia .
NounSee also: hemeralopía
- (medicine) The inability to see clearly in bright light; day blindness