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daltonism

 [dawl´ton-izm]
red-green color blindness.

dal·ton·ism

(dawl'tŏn-izm),
A color vision deficiency, especially deuteranomaly or deuteranopia.
[J. Dalton]

daltonism

also

Daltonism

(dôl′tə-nĭz′əm)
n.
An inherited defect in perception of red and green; red-green colorblindness.

dal·to′ni·an (-tō′nē-ən), dal·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.

daltonism

[dôl′təniz′əm]
Etymology: John Dalton
Usage notes: (informal)
a form of red-green color blindness. It is genetically transmitted as a sex-linked autosomal-recessive trait.

dal·ton·ism

(dawl'tŏn-izm)
Red and green color blindness, transmitted as an X-linked trait.
[John Dalton]

daltonism

Term used formerly to designate colour blindness, usually deutan, so named because John Dalton (1766-1844) was the first to describe his own anomaly. See defective colour vision.
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