- a defect of vision in which the retina fails to respond to the color green.
Origin of deuteranopia
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- 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
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
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- A form of colorblindness characterized by insensitivity to green.
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