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Term:
dark adaptation (GO:1990603)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (0) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1)
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dark adaptation  
The process by which the rods of the retina gradually become fully responsive to dim light when no longer exposed to bright light.

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Definition Sources: GOC:hjd, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11525/, ISBN:0198506732

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