red-green color blindness

noun
variants: or less commonly red-green blindness

Definition of red-green color blindness

: deficiency of color vision ranging from imperfect perception of red and green to an ability to see only tones of yellow, blue, and gray

Examples of red-green color blindness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are a few types of color vision deficiencies, but red-green color blindness is the most common type. Brooke Swanson As Told To Kate Morgan, The Cut, 22 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of red-green color blindness

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of red-green color blindness was in 1888

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“Red-green color blindness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red-green%20color%20blindness. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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red-green color blindness

noun

Medical Definition of red-green color blindness

: deficiency of color vision ranging from imperfect perception of red and green to an ability to see only tones of yellow, blue, and gray

called also red-green blindness

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