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

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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, "My Life Not Knowing What Colors Look Like," 22 Feb. 2018

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1888, in the meaning defined above

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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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