colorblindness

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  • Colorblindness — The inability to perceive colors in a normal fashion. The most common forms of colorblindness are inherited as sex linked (X linked) recessive traits. Females are carriers and males are affected. As a result, approximately 1 in 8 males is… …   Medical dictionary

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  • colorblindness — n. inability to see colors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Colorblindness, red-green — A form of colorblindness in which red and green are perceived as identical. This is the most common type of colorblindness. It is also known as deuteranomaly, deuteranopia, and Daltonism. The term Daltonism is derived from the name of the chemist …   Medical dictionary

  • Red-green colorblindness — A form of colorblindness in which red and green are perceived as identical. This is the most common type of colorblindness. It is also known as deuteranomaly, deuteranopia, and Daltonism. The term Daltonism is derived from the name of the chemist …   Medical dictionary

  • Constitutional colorblindness — is an aspect of United States Supreme Court case evaluation that began with Justice Harlan s dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896. Prior to this (and for a good while afterwards), the Supreme Court considered color as a determining factor in… …   Wikipedia

  • Daltonism — Colorblindness of the red green type (also known as deuteranopia or deuteranomaly). The term Daltonism is derived from the name of the chemist and physicist, John Dalton (1766 1844). Dalton was born in a village in Cumberland, England where his… …   Medical dictionary

  • Deuteranomaly — Colorblindness of the red green type, also known as deuteranopia or Daltonism. The term Daltonism is derived from the name of the chemist and physicist, John Dalton (1766 1844). Dalton was born in a village in Cumberland, England where his father …   Medical dictionary

  • Deuteranopia — Colorblindness of the red green type, also known as deuteranomaly or Daltonism. The term Daltonism is derived from the name of the chemist and physicist, John Dalton (1766 1844). Dalton was born in a village in Cumberland, England where his… …   Medical dictionary

  • Color blindness — Colorblind and Colourblind redirect here. For other uses, see Colorblind (disambiguation). Color blindness or color deficiency Classification and external resources An 1895 illustration of normal vision and various kinds of color blindness …   Wikipedia

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