anomalous colour vision

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • colour vision deficiency —    Also known as colour blindness and anomalous colour vision. All three terms refer to the inability or diminished ability to distinguish between at least two colours. Although this group of visual deficiencies is traditionally known as colour… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • colour-processing deficit —    A generic term for a group of visual phenomena characterized by a marked loss or alteration of colours attributed to a lesion affecting the sensory cortex and/or white matter. Due to a colour processing deficit, colours may either seem… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • anomalous trichromatism —    Also known as anomalous trichromasy. Both terms are used to denote those types of colour vision deficiency in which one of the retinal cones malfunctions in such a way that the resulting deficiency is relative rather than absolute in nature.… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Color blindness — Colorblind and Colourblind redirect here. For other uses, see Colorblind (disambiguation). Color blindness or color deficiency Classification and external resources An 1895 illustration of normal vision and various kinds of color blindness …   Wikipedia

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  • deuteranopia —    Also known as deutan colour deficiency, deutan colour blindness, *Daltonism, and green red blindness. The term deuteranopia comes from the Greek words deuteros (second), an (not) and opsis (seeing). It translates roughly to not being able to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • achromatopsia —    Also referred to as monochromatism, monochromatopsia, and total colour blindness. The term achromatopsia comes from the Greek words achromatos (colourless) and opsis (seeing). It refers to the inability or strongly diminished ability to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • daltonism —    Daltonism is also known as deuteranopia, deutan colour blindness, and deutan colour deficiency. All four terms are used to denote a colour vision deficiency of the green red type. The eponym Daltonism refers to the British chemist and… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • deutanomaly —    Also known as deuteranomaly and anomalous trichromatic deuteranopia. All three terms are indebted to the Greek words deuteros (second), and anomalia (anomaly, irregularity). They translate roughly as an irregularity in the ability to perceive… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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