hemeralopia


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Synonyms for hemeralopia

inability to see clearly in bright light

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In its congenital form, there is a complete absence of cone cell activity, a condition also referred to as 'rod monochromacy' or 'total colour blindness.' A less severe form of the disorder is called dyschromatopsia, the most common symptom being 'hemeralopia' and as a result, achromatopsia frequently leads to photophobia.
Mais adiante na obra, o autor explica com detalhes o fenomeno causado pelo sertao: tratase de uma "molestia extravagante", a hemeralopia: "esta falsa cegueira e paradoxalmente feita pelas reacoes da luz; nasce dos dias claros e quentes, dos firmamentos fulgurantes, do vivo ondular dos ares em fogo sobre a terra nua".