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 (do͞o′tər-ə-nō′pē-ə, dyo͞o′-)
A form of colorblindness characterized by insensitivity to green.

[deuter(o)- + Greek anōpiā, blindness (an-, not; see a-1 + -ōpiā, -opia), so called because green is considered the second of the primary colors.]

deu′ter·a·nope′ (-nōp′) n.
deu′ter·a·nop′ic (-nŏp′ĭk, -nō′pĭk) adj.


(Medicine) ophthalmol 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


(ˌdu tər əˈnoʊ pi ə, ˌdyu-)

a defect of vision in which the retina fails to respond to the color green.
[1900–05; < German Deuteranope + -ia]
deu`ter•an•op′ic (-ˈnɒp ɪk) adj.


a defect of the eyesight in which the retina does not respond to green. — deuteranope, n. — deuteranopic, adj.
See also: Color, Eyes
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Noun1.deuteranopia - dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red


, deuteranopsia
n. deuteranopía, ceguera al color verde.
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However, the study in Nepali school children showed the maximum number of cases of Deuteranopia (n = 9), followed by Deuteranomaly 6, Protanomaly 3 (13).
The test is used to detect protanopia and deuteranopia color deficiencies.
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