Meaning of DARK ADAPTATION in English
- DARK ADAPTATION
— dark-adapted , adj.
the reflex adaptation of the eye to dim light, consisting of a dilatation of the pupil and an increase in the number of functioning rods accompanied by a decrease in the number of functioning cones (opposed to light adaptation ).
[ 1905-10 ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012