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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Hemeralopia \Hem`e*ra*lo"pi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, the opposite
of ?; ? day + ? of ?. See Nyctalopia.] (Med.)
A disease of the eyes, in consequence of which a person can
see clearly or without pain only by daylight or a strong
artificial light; day sight.
Note: Some writers (as Quain) use the word in the opposite
sense, i. e., day blindness. See Nyctalopia.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: inability to see clearly in bright light [syn:
hemeralopia, day blindness]
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