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Descriptor English:   Contrast Sensitivity 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sensibilidad de Contraste 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sensibilidades de Contraste 
Synonyms English:   Sensitivity, Contrast
Sensitivity, Visual Contrast
Visual Contrast Sensitivity  
Tree Number:   E01.370.380.850.950.500
F02.463.593.778.435.110
F02.463.593.932.281
F02.463.593.932.901.500
G14.940.500
Definition English:   The ability to detect sharp boundaries (stimuli) and to detect slight changes in luminance at regions without distinct contours. Psychophysical measurements of this visual function are used to evaluate visual acuity and to detect eye disease. 
See Related English:   Form Perception
 
History Note English:   89 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects GE genetics
IM immunology PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   23596 
Unique Identifier:   D015350 

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