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adaptation to light

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  • light adaptation — n the adjustments including narrowing of the pupillary opening and decrease in rhodopsin by which the retina of the eye is made efficient as a visual receptor under conditions of strong illumination compare DARK ADAPTATION light adapt·ed līt ə… …   Medical dictionary

  • light adaptation — light adapted, adj. Ophthalm. the reflex adaptation of the eye to bright light, consisting of an increase in the number of functioning cones, accompanied by a decrease in the number of functioning rods (opposed to dark adaptation). [1895 1900] *… …   Universalium

  • Adaptation (disambiguation) — Adaptation may refer to * Adaptation, an anatomical structure, physiological process or behavioral trait that has evolved. * Cellular adaptation, the changes made by a cell in response to changes in its environment. * Neural adaptation, the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Light-gated ion channel — Light gated ion channels are a group of transmembrane proteins that form ion channels; pores which open or close in response to light. Most light gated ion channels have been synthesized in the laboratory for study, though one naturally occurring …   Wikipedia

  • light adaptation — n. the automatic adaptive response of the eye as it accommodates itself to brighter light …   English World dictionary

  • light adaptation — light′ adapta tion n. oph the reflex adjustment of the eye to bright light, consisting of a constriction of the pupil, an increase in the number of functioning cones, and a decrease in the number of functioning rods • Etymology: 1895–1900 light′… …   From formal English to slang

  • Adaptation (eye) — In ocular physiology, adaptation is the ability of the eye to adjust to various levels of darkness and light. Contents 1 Efficacy 2 Mechanisms 3 Insufficiency 4 See also …   Wikipedia

  • light adaptation — noun the process of adjusting the eyes to relatively high levels of illumination; the pupil constricts and the cones system is operative • Hypernyms: ↑adaptation * * * noun : the adjustments including narrowing of the pupillary opening, decrease… …   Useful english dictionary

  • adaptation — 1. Preferential survival of members of a species because of a phenotype that gives them an enhanced capacity to withstand the environment including the ecology. 2. An advantageous change in function or constitution of an organ or tissu …   Medical dictionary

  • Adaptation to global warming in Australia — Introduction= According to non governmental organizations such as Greenpeace and global scientific organisations such as the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the frequency and intensity of disasters brought about by… …   Wikipedia

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