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deuteranopia

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noun deu·ter·an·opia \ˌdü-tə-rə-ˈnō-pē-ə also ˌdyü-\

Definition of deuteranopia

  1. :  color blindness marked by usually complete loss of ability to distinguish colors

deuteranopic

play \-ˈnō-pik, -ˈnä-pik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of deuteranopia

New Latin, from deuter- + 2a- + -opia; from the blindness to green, regarded as the second primary color


First Known Use: circa 1901


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deuteranopia

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noun deu·ter·an·opia \ˌd(y)üt-ə-rə-ˈnō-pē-ə\

Medical Definition of deuteranopia

  1. :  color blindness marked by usually complete loss of ability to distinguish colors

deuteranopic

\-ˈnō-pik, -ˈnäp-ik\play play adjective



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