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Night Vision MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Night Vision
Tree Number(s)
F02.830.816.964.249
G11.561.790.964.249
G14.935.249
Unique ID
D055254
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055254
Scope Note
Function of the human eye that is used in dim illumination (scotopic intensities) or at nighttime. Scotopic vision is performed by RETINAL ROD PHOTORECEPTORS with high sensitivity to light and peak absorption wavelength at 507 nm near the blue end of the spectrum.
Entry Term(s)
Rod Vision
Scotopic Vision
NLM Classification #
WW 109
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Night Vision Preferred
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