vision in dim light (opposed to photopia).
the ability of the eye to adjust for night vision
scotopic sco·to·pic (skə-tō’pĭk, -tŏp’ĭk)
Of or relating to low illumination to which the eye is dark-adapted.
Of or relating to scotopia.
scotopia sco·to·pi·a (skə-tō’pē-ə)
See scotopic vision.
adjective, Pathology. 1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with scurvy. adjective 1. of, relating to, or having scurvy scorbutic scor·bu·tic (skôr-byōō’tĭk) or scor·bu·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj. Of, relating to, resembling, or affected by scurvy.
1. a combining form used to form abstract action nouns corresponding to nouns with stems ending in -scope: telescopy. combining form 1. indicating a viewing or observation: microscopy -scopy suff. Viewing; seeing; observation: microscopy.
noun 1. Mount Scopus, a mountain in central Israel, east of Jerusalem: a N extension of the Mount of Olives; site of the Hebrew University (1925). Height: 834 m (2736 ft)
adjective, Zoology. 1. broom-shaped; brushlike.