daltonism


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dal·ton·ism

also Dal·ton·ism  (dôl′tə-nĭz′əm)
n.
An inherited defect in perception of red and green; red-green colorblindness.

[After John Dalton.]

dal·to′ni·an (-tō′nē-ən), dal·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.
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daltonism

(ˈdɔːltəˌnɪzəm)
n
(Medicine) colour blindness, esp the confusion of red and green
[C19: from French daltonisme, after John Dalton]
daltonic adj
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Daltonism

red-green color blindness.
See also: Color, Eyes
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Noun1.Daltonism - dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red
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Translations

daltonism

[ˈdɔːltənɪzəm] Ndaltonismo m
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daltonism

nFarbenblindheit f, → Daltonismus m (dated spec), → Rotgrünblindheit f
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dal·ton·ism

n. daltonismo, dificultad para percibir colores.
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References in periodicals archive ?
David Brewster introduced the term colour blindness, which will be formerly known as daltonism after John Dalton, who described in detail his own inability to distinguish red in 1978.
It was also the year that John Dalton reported his discovery of 'Daltonism',' or colour blindness, at a meeting of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society.
Today, Santos knows he suffers from daltonism, which is a genetic form of colorblindness that prevents him from telling certain colors apart.
Daltonism is a common color deficiency in which people cannot detect red and green colors correctly.
A Orchid B Crocus C Day lily D Lotus QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: Which medical condition is called Daltonism? A Lack of taste and smell B Lack of touch C Sensitivity to sunlight D Colour blindness QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: What is measured by a udometer?