Definition of Achromatic vision

1. Noun. Vision using the rods.


Medical Definition of Achromatic vision

1. A severe congenital deficiency in colour perception, often associated with nystagmus and reduced visual acuity. Synonym: achromatic vision, monochromasia, monochromasy, monochromatism. Origin: G. A-priv. + chroma, colour, + opsis, vision (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achromatic Vision

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Literary usage of Achromatic vision

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1. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"achromatic vision.—The color-blind who belong to this class ato two or three groups, which have been designated, under nfluence of the Young-Helmholtz ..."

2. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1879)
"Another problem which must be solved in order to secure the final purpose of the eye, is achromatic vision. For, as every body knows, the different colors ..."

3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Total color blindness, achromatic vision, is rare and can be associated with decreased visual acuity. It is thought to be a simple recessive character or, ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1879)
"Another problem which must be solved in order to secure the final purpose of the eye, is achromatic vision. For, as every body knows, the different colors ..."

5. Color and Its Applications by Matthew Luckiesh (1921)
"Color vision is not essential, because achromatic vision serves the totally colorblind person well. However, the ability to perceive colors extends the ..."

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