deuteranomalous

adjective
deu·​ter·​anom·​a·​lous | \ ˌdü-tə-rə-ˈnä-mə-ləs How to pronounce deuteranomalous (audio) also ˌdyü- \

Definition of deuteranomalous

: 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

Other Words from deuteranomalous

deuteranomaly \ ˌdü-​tə-​rə-​ˈnä-​mə-​lē How to pronounce deuteranomalous (audio) also  ˌdyü-​ \ noun

First Known Use of deuteranomalous

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deuteranomalous

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

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“Deuteranomalous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deuteranomalous. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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deuteranomalous

adjective
deu·​ter·​anom·​a·​lous | \ ˌd(y)üt-ə-rə-ˈnäm-ə-ləs How to pronounce deuteranomalous (audio) \

Medical Definition of deuteranomalous

: 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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