deuteranopia

deuteranopia

[doo-ter-uh-noh-pee-uh, dyoo-]
noun Ophthalmology.
a defect of vision in which the retina fails to respond to the color green.

Origin:
1900–05; < Neo-Latin; see deuter-, anopia

deuteranopic [doo-ter-uh-nop-ik, dyoo-] , adjective
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deuteranopia (ˌdjuːtərəˈnəʊpɪə)
 
n
a form of colour blindness in which there is a tendency to confuse blues and greens, and greens and reds, and in which sensitivity to green is reduced
 
[C20: New Latin, from deutero- (referring to the theory in which green is the second primary colour) + an- + Greek -ops eye]
 
deuteranopic
 
adj

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deuteranopia deu·ter·a·no·pi·a (dōō'tər-ə-nō'pē-ə, dyōō'-)
n.
A form of colorblindness characterized by insensitivity to green.


deu'ter·a·nop'ic (-nŏp'ĭk, -nō'pĭk) adj.
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