monochromasy


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monochromasy

(ˌmɒnəʊˈkrəʊməsɪ)
n
(Pathology) another name for monochromatism
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Noun1.monochromasy - complete color blindnessmonochromasy - complete color blindness; colors can be differentiated only on the basis of brightness
color blindness, color vision deficiency, colour blindness, colour vision deficiency - genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
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The comparison is valid because (with the exception of people with monochromasy, who are totally color blind and have reduced visual acuity) those with the most common forms of abnormal color vision have normal vision in all other respects (Pokorny, Smith, Verriest, & Pinekers, 1979).