[ proht-n-oh-pee-uh ]
/ ˌproʊt nˈoʊ pi ə /
a defect of vision in which the retina fails to respond to red or green.
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OTHER WORDS FROM protanopiapro·ta·nop·ic [proht-n-op-ik], /ˌproʊt nˈɒp ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for protanopia
/ (ˌprəʊtəˈnəʊpɪə) /
a form of colour blindness characterized by a tendency to confuse reds and greens and by a loss of sensitivity to red light
Derived forms of protanopiaprotanopic (ˌprəʊtəˈnɒpɪk), adjective
Word Origin for protanopia
C20: New Latin, from proto- + an- + -opia
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Medical definitions for protanopia
[ prō′tə-nō′pē-ə ]
A form of colorblindness characterized by defective perception of red and confusion of red with green or bluish green.
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