protanomaly


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protanomaly

(ˌprəʊtəˈnɒməlɪ)
n
(Pathology) a type of colour blindness in which there is a reduced sensitivity to red light
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To aid travelers afflicted by protanopia and protanomaly (more commonly known as red-green color blindness or red-blind), the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development installed specially equipped viewfinders featuring the latest technology lenses for alleviating red-green color deficiencies.
2 Further research should be done to determine protanomaly, tritanomaly and deuteranomaly in dental students.
Anomalous trichromacy involves reduced sensitivity to one of the three cone pigments and includes protanomaly, deuteranomaly and tritanomaly in which the spectral sensitivity of the red, green and blue cone receptors is altered.