deuteranopic


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deu·ter·a·no·pi·a

 (do͞o′tər-ə-nō′pē-ə, dyo͞o′-)
n.
A form of colorblindness characterized by insensitivity to green.

[deuter(o)- + Greek anōpiā, blindness (an-, not; see a-1 + -ōpiā, -opia), so called because green is considered the second of the primary colors.]

deu′ter·a·nope′ (-nōp′) n.
deu′ter·a·nop′ic (-nŏp′ĭk, -nō′pĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.deuteranopic - inability to see the color green or to distinguish green and purplish-red
blind, unsighted - unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
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Thus, trichromats (persons exhibiting trichromacy) can be either protanomalous, deuteranomalous, or tritanomalous, while dichromats can be either protanopic, deuteranopic, or tritanopic.
(6.) Dalton J: Inheritance of protanopic and deuteranopic defects.
However, the blue color-coded parking signs served as a control to test for spurious group differences, because it is known that deuteranopic observers perceive blue normally (Kaiser & Boynton, 1996; Pokorny et al., 1979).