chloropsia


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

chloropsia

 [klŏ-rop´se-ah]
a defect of vision in which objects appear to have a greenish tinge.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chlo·rop·si·a

(klō-rop'sē-ă),
A condition in which objects appear to be colored green, as may occur in digitalis intoxication.
Synonym(s): green vision
[chloro- + G. opsis, eyesight]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

chlo·rop·si·a

(klōr-op'sē-ă)
A condition in which objects appear to be colored green, as may occur in digitalis intoxication.
[chloro- + G. opsis, eyesight]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chloropsia

Green vision. This may result from toxic damage to the CONES of the RETINA as in DIGITALIS poisoning.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

chromatopsia 

Abnormal condition in which objects appear falsely coloured. Depending upon the colour seen, the chromatopsia is called xanthopsia (yellow vision), erythropsia (red vision), chloropsia (green vision) or cyanopsia (blue vision). This condition may appear after a cataract operation (blue and red vision) or following exposure to an intense illumination (red vision) or in people suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning and oxygen deprivation. This may cause some damage to the areas of the visual cortex involved in the processing of colour perception, because these areas are supplied with more blood vessels than other areas of the visual cortex. Syn. chromopsia. See euchromatopsia; xanthopsia.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann