Definition of deuteranopia in English:

deuteranopia

Syllabification: deu·ter·a·no·pi·a
Pronunciation: /ˌd(y)o͞odərəˈnōpēə
 
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noun

Color-blindness resulting from insensitivity to green light, causing confusion of greens, reds, and yellows. Compare with protanopia.
More example sentences
  • 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.
  • Red-green deficiency (deuteranopia) is the most frequently diagnosed deficiency.
  • But it's important to remember that a measurable percentage of men have red-green colorblindness (deuteranopia); instructing them to click the green box for yes or the red box for no, for example, should be avoided.

Origin

early 20th century: from deutero- 'second' (the color green being regarded as the second component of color vision) + an-1 + -opia.

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