Definition of Daltonism

1. Noun. Dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red.




Definition of Daltonism

1. n. Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, esp. red; color blindness. It has various forms and degrees. So called from the chemist Dalton, who had this infirmity.

Definition of Daltonism

1. Noun. Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colors, especially red-green color blindness. It has various forms and degrees. ¹

2. Noun. Achromatopsia. ¹

3. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Daltonism) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daltonism

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Medical Definition of Daltonism

1. Inability to perceive or distinguish certain colours, especially. Red; colour blindness. It has various forms and degrees. So called from the chemist Dalton, who had this infirmity. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Daltonism

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1. Ophthalmology and Ophthalmoscopy: For Practitioners and Students of Medicine by Hermann Schmidt-Rimpler, Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1889)
"Daltonism.—Disturbances of the color sense are known as Daltonism (after Dalton ... Daltonism is hereditary in some families. It is observed pathologically, ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... because he had not signed the formal deed of demission. to his investigating the conditions of the eye on which colour-blindness or Daltonism depended. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The moet common defect is insensibility to red (Daltonism properly •o called). The spectrum to such an eye is deficient in red, and the sensation ..."

4. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1866)
"LKN, MD Under the general term of Daltonism, as bestowed by Provost, Wartmann, and others, upon color-blindness, wo propose to consider that abnormity of ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1852)
"... that effect will appear to the mind to be on the opposite side of the eye. 15. ON Daltonism, OR BLINDNESS TO PARTICULAR COLORS. By Prof. ..."

6. Vincent d'Indy, sa vie et son �uvre by Milton Joseph Rosenau, Louis Borgex (1913)
"Color-blindness, or Daltonism.—Color-blindness, or daltonism, is a condition probably not localized in the eyes, but due to some defect in the central ..."

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