color vision

noun

Medical Definition of color vision

: perception of and ability to distinguish colors

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“Color vision.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/color%20vision. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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