[ doo-ter-uh-noh-pee-uh, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu tər əˈnoʊ pi ə, ˌdyu- /
a defect of vision in which the retina fails to respond to the color green.
CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?
American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?
OTHER WORDS FROM deuteranopiadeu·ter·an·op·ic [doo-ter-uh-nop-ik, dyoo-], /ˌdu tər əˈnɒp ɪk, ˌdyu-/, adjective
Words nearby deuteranopia
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for deuteranopia
/ (ˌdjuːtərəˈnəʊpɪə) /
a form of colour blindness in which there is a tendency to confuse blues and greens, and greens and reds, and in which sensitivity to green is reduced
Derived forms of deuteranopiadeuteranopic (ˌdjuːtərəˈnɒpɪk), adjective
Word Origin for deuteranopia
C20: New Latin, from deutero- (referring to the theory in which green is the second primary colour) + an- + Greek -ops eye
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for deuteranopia
[ dōō′tər-ə-nō′pē-ə ]
A form of colorblindness characterized by insensitivity to green.
Other words from deuteranopiadeu′ter•a•nop′ic (-nŏp′ĭk, -nō′pĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.