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deuteranomalous

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adjective deu·ter·anom·a·lous \ˌdü-tə-rə-ˈnä-mə-ləs also ˌdyü-\

Definition of deuteranomalous

  1. :  exhibiting partial loss of green color vision so that an increased intensity of green is required in a mixture of red and green to match a given yellow

deuteranomaly

play \-ˈnä-mə-lē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of deuteranomalous

New Latin deuteranomalia (from deuter- + Latin anomalia anomaly) abnormal trichromatism + English -ous


First Known Use: 1911


Medical Dictionary

deuteranomalous

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adjective deu·ter·anom·a·lous \ˌd(y)üt-ə-rə-ˈnäm-ə-ləs\

Medical Definition of deuteranomalous

  1. :  exhibiting partial loss of green color vision so that an increased intensity of this color is required in a mixture of red and green to match a given yellow




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