Definition of monochromatism in English:


Syllabification: mon·o·chro·ma·tism
Pronunciation: /ˌmänəˈkrōmətizəm


Complete color-blindness in which all colors appear as shades of one color.
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  • The genetic cause has been determined for several color vision defects, achromatopsia (the loss of all color vision), blue monochromatism, protanopia, deuteranopia, and enhanced S-cone syndrome.
  • Dichromatism may have been lost repeatedly within the dabbling ducks, and thus it is possible that monochromatism is the derived state in Grey Teal (vs. dichromatism in the other taxa).

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