color blindness

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Related to Colour vision deficiencies: protanopia, total color blindness, Color blind
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Noun1.color blindness - genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
dichromacy, dichromasy, dichromatism, dichromatopsia, dichromia - a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
monochromacy, monochromasy, monochromatic vision, monochromatism, monochromia - complete color blindness; colors can be differentiated only on the basis of brightness
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations
värisokeus
しきもう色盲
färgblindhet
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Farnsworth D-15 dichotomous test is a colour blindness test, is a quick and convenient test for routine clinical use to differentiate between protan (Figure 4), deutan (Figure 5) and tritan (Figure 6) colour vision deficiencies and calculate an approximate severity of colour blindness.
Children are no longer screened for colour vision deficiencies even for colour vision deficiencies even though it's the world's biggest genetthough it's the world's biggest genetic disorder affecting one in 12 boys.
This final article on colour vision reviews some of the consequences of colour vision deficiencies.
CAREERS closed to those with slight colour vision deficiencies could now be available thanks to a new test.
Children are no longer screened for colour vision deficiencies even for colour vision deficiencies even though it's the world's biggest though it's the world's biggest genetic disorder affecting one in 12 genetic disorder affecting one in 12 boys.