daltonism, dal′ton-izm, n. colour-blindness: inability to distinguish certain colours.
Certain authorities on art are said to regard the great Montalbanais as a victim of daltonism—in other words, colour-blind!
An interesting example is the common type of color blindness known as daltonism.
Colour-blindness or daltonism has been recorded (Horner) through the males only of seven generations.
The diseases known as daltonism or colour-blindness, and hmophilia or the bleeding disease, are certainly hereditary.
daltonism dal·ton·ism (dôl'tə-nĭz'əm)
An inherited defect in the perception of red and green; red-green colorblindness.