ETYM Latin nyctalopia, from nyctalops a nyctalops, Greek nyctalopos. Greek nyctalopos meant, a person affected either with day blindness or with night blindness, and in the former case was derived from nyx night + ops the eye.
Inability to see clearly in dim light; due to a deficiency of vitamin A or to a retinal disorder; SYN. night blindness, moon blindness.
Night-blindness, condition of seeing poorly at night or in partial darkness, while day sight is normal; erroneously, the opposite condition.
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