red-green color blindness


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Noun1.red-green color blindness - confusion of red and green
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)
Daltonism, deuteranopia, green-blindness - dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red
protanopia, red-blindness - dichromacy characterized by lowered sensitivity to long wavelengths of light resulting in an inability to distinguish red and purplish blue
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To aid travelers afflicted by protanopia and protanomaly (more commonly known as red-green color blindness or red-blind), the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development installed specially equipped viewfinders featuring the latest technology lenses for alleviating red-green color deficiencies.
Enchroma glasses correct red-green color blindness, the most common type of color vision deficiency.
The prevalence of red-green color blindness is about 8 percent of males, and about 0.