Definition of chromatopsia in English:

chromatopsia

Syllabification: chro·ma·top·si·a
Pronunciation: /ˌkrōməˈtäpsēə
 
/

noun

Medicine
Abnormally colored vision, a rare symptom of varied cause.
More example sentences
  • Medications used in cardiology, especially antiarrhytmic digitalis and amiodarone, cause ocular disturbances producing chromatopsia (yellow or green tint), blurred vision, and corneal microdeposits or deposits of lens during amiodarone treatment.
  • In most cases, nothing abnormal is noticed immediately except the dazzling sensation; it is only after that a cloud floats with irregular undulations before the eyes, associated with irritating after-images, photophobia, photopsia and chromatopsia.
  • Persons who have chromatopsia do not have cone vision.

Origin

mid 19th century: from chromato- 'color' + Greek -opsia 'seeing'.

Definition of chromatopsia in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day flippant
Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
adjective
not showing a serious or respectful attitude