dichromatopsia
   see dichromatism.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • dichromatopsia — SYN: dichromatism (2). [G. di , two, + chroma, color, + opsis, vision] * * * di·chro·ma·top·sia (.)dī .krō mə täp sē ə n DICHROMATISM (2) * * * di·chro·ma·top·sia (di″kro mə topґse ə) dichromatic vision …   Medical dictionary

  • dichromatopsia — di·chro·ma·top·sia …   English syllables

  • dichromatopsia — noun a deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision) • Syn: ↑dichromacy, ↑dichromatism,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dichromatism — /duy kroh meuh tiz euhm/, n. 1. the quality or state of being dichromatic. 2. Also called dichromatopsia /duy kroh meuh top see euh/. Ophthalm. a defect of vision in which the retina responds to only two of the three primary colors. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • dichromatism — 1. The state of being dichromatic (1). 2. The abnormality of color vision in which only two of the three retinal cone pigments are present, as in protanopia, deuteranopia, and tritanopia. SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • dichromatism —    Also known as dichromatopsia, dyschromatopsia, and parachromatopsia. The term dichroma tism comes from the Greek words dis (twice) and chroma (colour). It refers to a type of *colour vision deficiency in which one of the three colour receptor… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • dicromatopsia — Eng. Dichromatopsia Alteración de la visión de los colores en la que sólo se perciben dos tonalidades …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • dichromatism — n. being of two colors; form of color blindness (also dichromatopsia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • color blindness — noun genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue • Syn: ↑colour blindness, ↑color vision deficiency, ↑colour vision deficiency • Derivationally related forms: ↑colour blind, ↑color blind • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • color vision deficiency — noun genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue • Syn: ↑color blindness, ↑colour blindness, ↑colour vision deficiency • Derivationally related forms: ↑colour blind (for: ↑color blindness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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