color blindness

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Noun1.color blindness - genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
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)
monochromacy, monochromasy, monochromatic vision, monochromatism, monochromia - complete color blindness; colors can be differentiated only on the basis of brightness
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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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.
This feature offers three correction modes which are deuteranomaly, protanomaly and tritanomaly.