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Light adaptation

Light adaptation

The visual adjustment occurring under increased illumination in which the retinal sensitivity to light is reduced.

See: light-adapted eye.

Synonym: photopic adaptation.


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... them bioluminescent. I further made their collective intelligence an adaptation of bioluminescent communication, which I know is sometimes used ... guessing. Imagine that they are all in a very dark cave: if there is no light, any bioluminescent queue would be easily seen. Interestingly, the ...

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... Professor Deamer offered in1964. Jeffery continues. In contrast, the adaptation hypothesis suggests that loss of eyes is adaptive and has a selective ... is supported by the observation that these specimens did not respond to light (Romero et al., 2003 ). This ļ¬nding suggests that for the restoration ...

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Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:01 pm
 
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