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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.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
People with daltonism can distinguish the difference between red and green, but see red and green differently than people with normal color vision.
The difference in stereoacuity between people with normal color vision and people with daltonism when adding chromatic information has not been reported.
The stereoacuity evaluated with red-green and black-white symbols was significantly different for people with daltonism and not significantly different for people with normal color vision.
Porter points out, the name Dalton suggests Daltonism, a form of color blindness (91).
Percepcion del color y daltonismos: descripcion, diagnostico e intervencion [Colour perception and daltonisms: Description, diagnosis and intervention].