topo-, top-, -topia, -topy, -topism, -topic
(Greek: place, a position, region, local, localized)
2. A displacement or malposition; especially, if congenital.
2. Malposition, especially if congenital (present at birth).
3. In biology, occurring in a wide variety of habitats.
4. In neuropathology, displacement of gray matter, typically into deep cerebral white matter.
2. Isotope literally means, "the same place, an equal place".
3. Elements that occupy the same place in the periodic table of the elements, sharing common chemical properties, but having different atomic weights (depending on the number of neutrons carried by each nucleus).
The decay rates of a number of radioactive isotopes are valuable clocks for archeologists, paleontologists, and geologists.
2. The loction of one or more veins in an unusual part of the anatomy.
3. Abnormal position of a vein.
2. Pertaining to vision in the light; said of the eyes which have become light-adapted.
3. Sometimes applicable to seeing what appears to be sparks in front of the eyes.
A person can recognize the transition from photopic vision to scotopic (night) vision with the disappearance of color perception, which is replaced by shades of black and white.
2. Loss of color perception, with the ability to discern only shades of black and white.
3. Vision when the eye is adapted to the dark; also: night vision, rod vision, and twilight vision.
2. An unusual situation of a ligament.