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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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.
Table II shows age wise comparison of colour vision deficiency among individuals.
9) In group II, non-diabetic subjects out of 85, 83 had normal colour vision, only 2 subjects had colour vision deficiency (One protanope and one deuteranope).
02 What class of colour vision deficiency is illustrated in Image A?
2] Several studies have shown a correlation between tritan colour vision deficiency and stage of diabetic retinopathy.
What is commonly known as aACAycolour blindness' is actually a colour vision deficiency where you cannot see colour or cannot make out the colour differences under normal lighting conditions.
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.
The disadvantage of this test is that it cannot detect some weak forms of colour vision deficiency and differentiate between dichromacies and anomalous trichromacies.
Hence we intend to study the impact of serum homocysteine in diabetics with colour vision deficiency.
Congenital red-green colour vision deficiency is the most common X-linked inherited abnormality in the population and affects about 8% of men and 0.
In the early years in school, colour coding is often used to identify a child's belongings, their drawer or coat peg, and a child with a colour vision deficiency may need alternative approaches.
We must assume that Fleet and Lee had been tested to ensure they could tell red (port) and green (starboard), although the Ishihara test for colour vision deficiency had not been established.