color blindness

(redirected from Color vision deficiencies)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Color vision deficiencies: Color blind
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Roberts, "Color Vision Deficiencies in Children, United States," Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, vol.
Davidoff C, Neitz M, Neitz J.Genetic testing as a New Standard for Clinical Diagnosis of Color Vision Deficiencies. Transl Vis Sci Technol 2016; 5(5): 2.
Moreland, "The clinical utility of anomaloscopy," in Color Vision Deficiencies, Y.