- a defect of vision in which the retina fails to respond to blue and yellow.
Origin of tritanopia
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- a form of colour blindness in which there is a tendency to confuse blues and greens and in which sensitivity to blue is reduced
C19/20: from New Latin, from Greek tritos third + New Latin anopia blindness; signifying that only two thirds of the spectrum can be distinguished
- 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.