Definition of monochromatism in English:

monochromatism

Syllabification: mon·o·chro·ma·tism
Pronunciation: /ˌmänəˈkrōməˌtizəm
 
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noun

  • 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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