[ trahyt-n-oh-pee-uh ]
/ ˌtraɪt nˈoʊ pi ə /
a defect of vision in which the retina fails to respond to blue and yellow.
Words nearby tritanopia
Origin of tritanopia
OTHER WORDS FROM tritanopiatrit·an·op·ic [trahyt-n-op-ik] /ˌtraɪt nˌɒp ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tritanopia
/ (ˌtraɪtəˈnəʊpɪə, ˌtrɪt-) /
a form of colour blindness in which there is a tendency to confuse blues and greens and in which sensitivity to blue is reduced
Derived forms of tritanopiatritanopic (ˌtraɪtəˈnɒpɪk, ˌtrɪt-), adjective
Word Origin for tritanopia
C19/20: from New Latin, from Greek tritos third + New Latin anopia blindness; signifying that only two thirds of the spectrum can be distinguished
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Medicine definitions for tritanopia
[ trī′tə-nō′pē-ə ]
A deficiency in color preception characterized by an inability to discern blue and yellow due to an absence of blue-sensitive pigment in the retina.
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