red-green color blindness

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: color blindness - confusion of red and green
dichromacy, dichromasy, dichromatism, dichromatopsia, dichromia - a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision)
Daltonism, deuteranopia, green-blindness - dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red
protanopia, red-blindness - dichromacy characterized by lowered sensitivity to long wavelengths of light resulting in an inability to distinguish red and purplish blue
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Enchroma glasses correct red-green color blindness, the most common type of color vision deficiency.
The prevalence of red-green color blindness is about 8 percent of males, and about 0.4 percent of females.