colour vision deficiency

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Related to colour vision deficiency: color blindness, colour blindness
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Noun1.colour 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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ENPNewswire-July 29, 2019--City, University of London: Helping people with colour vision deficiency in health, employment and education
X-linked cone dystrophy and colour vision deficiency arising from a missense mutation in a hybrid L/M cone opsin gene.
The eye care specialists have developed images of four famous glasses wearers in the style of the Ishihara plate test, which is used to identify colour vision deficiency.
One officer is already taking court action over the new tests for colour vision deficiency, or colour blindness.
People with red-green colour vision deficiency then looked through the lens at their surroundings and a series of numbers.
The Rayleigh equation is an important tool in the assessment of acquired colour vision deficiency and is the test of choice for detecting and diagnosing M-L mechanism deficiencies [41].
Spalding JAB: Doctors with inherited colour vision deficiency: their difficulties in clinical work.
The aim of this cross sectional study was to determine the frequency of colour vision deficiency (CVD) among students of Sardar Begum Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan.
Colour vision deficiency (CVD), an X-linked recessive disorder, is predominantly present in males.
[2] Several studies have shown a correlation between tritan colour vision deficiency and stage of diabetic retinopathy.
What is commonly referred to as 'colour blindness' is not blindness at all but rather a colour vision deficiency - an inability or decreased ability to see colour or perceive colour differences under normal lighting conditions, he explained.
Hovis, "Aviation-relevent epidemiology of colour vision deficiency," Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, vol.