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adaptation, state of

state of the visual system after an adaptation process has been completed

NOTE The terms "light adaptation" and "dark adaptation" are also used, the former when the luminances of the stimuli are of at least 10 cd·m-2, and the latter when the luminances are of less than some hundredths of a cd·m-2.

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