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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As such, color discrimination (GEN.55400) is a standard checklist item that addresses visual color discrimination (color blindness) in laboratory employees.
Objective: To determine frequency of color blindness and to assess self awareness regarding this ailment amongst the youngest age group in southern Punjab province of Pakistan.
Other cynical commentators wondered whether the new design was meant to test for visual impairments or color blindness, reports said.
Patients are legally blind from birth with very poor visual acuity as well as extreme light sensitivity, involuntary eye movement, and complete color blindness.
Enchroma glasses correct red-green color blindness, the most common type of color vision deficiency.
Color blindness is the inability to perceive color differences under normal lighting conditions.
And notwithstanding, the book provides insights into subjects such as how we as individuals define ourselves through concepts of race, how race affects social privilege, "color blindness" as an obstacle to social change, legal perspectives on race, racialization of the religious experience, and how the media perpetuates racial stereotypes.
Covering education on lockdown, the context of social control, and punitive policies and transformative alternatives, she discusses such topics as segregated schools, sociopolitical shifts, and education under siege; racialized control in the era of color blindness; the medical industrial complex: race and the double standards of diagnosis; and education not incarceration: ending the school-to-prison pipeline.
This study was carried out to evaluate the shade matching ability of dental professionals by testing of color blindness assessment using Ishihara color Blindness 14- plate test by using vita pan shade guide under two light sources.
The Color Bind: Talking (and Not Talking) About Race at Work belongs in both social issues and business collections and provides a survey charting studies on how business 'color blindness' is negatively affecting business pursuits.
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.