color blindness

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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
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Prevalence of color-blindness among practitioners of aesthetic dentistry in Karachi, Pakistan.
For these works, the artist forgoes the monotone grays of his earlier casts in favor of blue calcite, a startlingly vivid material Arsham began using only recently, following the correction of his color-blindness.
He looks into the racial structure in the US since the 1960s, central frames of color-blind racism, how people make disparaging remarks about race without sounding racist, the subtleties of racial stories, the significance of white segregation, white racial progressiveness, black color-blindness, the future of racial stratification, the enchantment of color blindness since President Obama's election, and exposes the irrevocable certainty of white color-blindness.
Even in the not-officially-segregated North, there was often a wide gulf between the color-blindness of the American dream and the racial discrimination in daily life, which, early in their lives, crushed the aspirations and dashed the hopes of promising young black Americans.
Just Like Grandpa: A Story About Color Vision Deficiency" is a children's special needs book that tells a quiet, gentle story about a boy who finds he has inherited color-blindness from his grandfather.
With the many studies on the color-blindness perspective it seems that more action is required to mitigate the overt racial conflict that is hampering the social practice of diversity that leads to ethnocentric idealism.