deuteranopsia


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deuteranopia

 [doo″ter-ah-no´pe-ah]
defective color vision, with confusion of greens and reds, and retention of the sensory mechanism for only the hues of blue and yellow. adj., adj deuteranop´ic.

deuteranopsia

/deu·ter·an·op·sia/ (-nop´se-ah) deuteranopia.

deuteranopsia

[doo′teränop′se·ä]
a dichromacy characterized by retention of the sensory mechanism for 2 hues only (blue and yellow).

deu·ter·an·o·pi·a

, deuteranopsia (dū'tĕr-ă-nō'pē-ă, -opsē-ă)
A congenital abnormality of the retina in which there are two rather than three retinal cone pigments (dichromatism) and complete insensitivity to middle wavelengths (green).
[G. deuteros, second, + anopia]