colour blindness


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Noun1.colour 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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colour blindness

color-blindness (Am) [ˌkʌləˈblaɪndnɪs] ndaltonismo, discromatopsia
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Protanopia is colour blindness resulting in insensitivity to which colour light?
The prevalence of congenital colour blindness is about 8% in males and 0.4% in females, results either from the alterations or absence in the absorption spectrum of photopigment.
Hisham Aljundi Doha Although colour blindness is a challenge that faces many people, Hamad al Mataowa managed to beat that and he became an artists specialised in blending colours.
Tagarelli A, Piro A, Tagarelli G, Genetic, Epidemiologic and Social Features of Colour Blindness. Community Genet 1999; 2: 30-35.
Who are more likely to suffer from colour blindness, men or women?
Harbisson a Catalan-raised, British-born cyborg artist, explained how the antenna in his head has helped him cope with colour blindness.
Colour blindness is the lack of ability to apprehend the perception of some or all colours, which a normal individual can do.
At 34, Eddie's colour blindness hasn't held him back and he is one of the movie world's hottest properties.
Bob was accepted to the art school and says during his first year as a student he learned how to overcome his colour blindness.
Colour correction is now supported by Android 5.0 Lollipop for users with colour blindness. Go to Settings > Accessibility > Colour Correction then choose among three modes that suits the eyesight.
An inability to distinguish between red and green is the most common type of colour blindness, and this is a gender-linked disorder that's much rarer in women than in men.