incomplete achromatopsia
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Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • 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

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  • achromatopsia, achromatopsy — This is the compete form of a., characterized by severe deficiency of color perception, associated with nystagmus, photophobia, reduced visual acuity, and “day blindness”; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by …   Medical dictionary

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  • Monochromatism — 1) Total inability to perceive color. A person with true monochromatism perceives only black, white, and shades of gray. It is due to lack of or damage to the cones of the eye that perceive color, or to inability of the nerves to translate… …   Medical dictionary

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