Definition of Dichromatopsia
1. Noun. A deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision).
Generic synonyms: Color Blindness, Color Vision Deficiency, Colour Blindness, Colour Vision Deficiency
Specialized synonyms: Red-green Color Blindness, Red-green Colour Blindness, Red-green Dichromacy, Yellow-blue Color Blindness, Yellow-blue Dichromacy
Derivative terms: Dichromatic
Medical Definition of Dichromatopsia
1. Synonym: dichromatism. Origin: G. Di-, two, + chroma, colour, + opsis, vision (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Dichromatopsia
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1. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"Dichroism, di'-kro-izm. The property of assuming various colors when viewed in different directions. dichromatopsia, dik-ro~mat-op'-se-ah. ..."