inability to see the color red or to distinguish red and bluish-green
Syn: ↑red-blind
Similar to: ↑blind, ↑unsighted
Derivationally related forms: ↑red-blindness (for: ↑red-blind), ↑protanopia

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\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|näpik\ adjective
: characterized by or affected by protanopia

protanopic vision

a protanopic person

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prōtanopˈic adjective
Colour-blind to red
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Main Entry:protanopia

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  • protanopia — A form of dichromatism characterized by absence of the red sensitive pigment in cones, decreased luminosity for long wavelengths of light, and confusion in recognition of red and green. [G. protos, first, + a priv. + ops (op ) eye] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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  • protanopia — noun dichromacy characterized by lowered sensitivity to long wavelengths of light resulting in an inability to distinguish red and purplish blue • Syn: ↑red blindness • Derivationally related forms: ↑red blind (for: ↑red blindness), ↑protanopic …   Useful english dictionary

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