color vision deficiency


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Noun1.color vision deficiency - 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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With regards to the different types of color vision deficiency, research in the field has been largely focused on dichromacy, and prevalently on red-green insensitivity and blindness, as these forms of deficiency are the most commonly occurring[1].
Color vision deficiency is one of the commonest visual disorders and can be either congenital or acquired.
Simunovic, "Acquired color vision deficiency," Survey of Ophthalmology, vol.
The SeeColors app for QLED TV helps people with Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) diagnose their personal visual deficiencies through the app.
Enchroma glasses correct red-green color blindness, the most common type of color vision deficiency.
Objective: To describe the frequency of color vision deficiency among Pakistani adults presenting for pre-employment health screening in a tertiary care hospital.
Genetic characteristic which can be passed from one generation to another, and how Color Vision Deficiency carried by the X chromosome is passed from parent to child is explained in depth.