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 h&emacron;meral&omacron;pia, from Greek h&emacron;meral&omacron;ps, suffering from hemeralopia : h&emacron;mera, day + alaos, blind + &omacron;ps, eye; see nyctalopia.
NounSee also: hemeralopía
- (medicine) The inability to see clearly in bright light; day blindness