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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deuteranopia, Daltonism, green-blindness(noun)

    dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red


  1. Daltonism(Noun)

    Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, especially red-green color blindness. It has various forms and degrees.

  2. Daltonism(Noun)


  3. Origin: Named for chemist John Dalton who had this condition

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daltonism(noun)

    inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, esp. red; color blindness. It has various forms and degrees. So called from the chemist Dalton, who had this infirmity

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Daltonism

    colour-blindness (q. v.). See Dalton, John.

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