daltonism definition

  • noun:
    • An inherited problem in perception of purple and green; red-green colorblindness.
    • Alternative capitalization of Daltonism
    • incapacity to perceive or distinguish certain colors, esp. red; color loss of sight. It has different kinds and degrees. So-called from chemist Dalton, that has this infirmity.
    • Color-blindness.
    • dichromacy described as a lower life expectancy sensitivity to green light leading to an inability to differentiate green and purplish-red

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