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protanomaly

[ proht-n-om-uh-lee ]

noun

, Ophthalmology.
  1. a defect of vision characterized by a diminished response of the retina to red.


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Other Words From

  • prota·noma·lous adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of protanomaly1

First recorded in 1935–40; prot- + anomaly

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