the process of adjusting the eyes to low levels of illumination; cones adapt first; rods continue to adapt for up to four hours
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Adjustment of the eyes under conditions of low light. The sensitivity of the eye to light is increased during dark adaptation.
The numerical value of dark adaptation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of dark adaptation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Images & Illustrations of dark adaptation
Find a translation for the dark adaptation definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these dark adaptation definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"dark adaptation." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 26 Sep. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/dark adaptation>.