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protanomaly

[ proht-n-om-uh-lee ]
/ ˌproʊt nˈɒm ə li /
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noun Ophthalmology.
a defect of vision characterized by a diminished response of the retina to red.
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Origin of protanomaly

First recorded in 1935–40; prot- + anomaly

OTHER WORDS FROM protanomaly

prot·a·nom·a·lous, adjective
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