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A form of colorblindness characterized by defective perception of red and confusion of red with green or bluish green.

[prot(o)- + an- + -opia (from the blindness to red, which is considered the first of the primary colors).]

pro′ta·nop′ic (-nŏp′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.protanopic - inability to see the color red or to distinguish red and bluish-green
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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Dalton J: Inheritance of protanopic and deuteranopic defects.
Optimum intensity of red road traffic signal lights for normal and protanopic observers.