color vision deficiency


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Related to color vision deficiency: Color blind
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Noun1.color vision deficiency - 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
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It's stunning that only 11 of 50 states currently test schoolchildren for color vision deficiency (CVD)," said Tony Dykes, CEO of EnChroma.
EnChroma Cx glasses provide people with color vision deficiency (CVD) spectral color enhancement in a plastic lens that makes the eyewear a viable option for a huge new base of users.
In the present study, gray and green filters caused the least and the largest color vision deficiency respectively.