from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A form of colorblindness characterized by insensitivity to green.
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- n. A form of color blindness. Involves a defect in distinguishing between red and green.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In psychophysics, a form of red-green colorblindness; the so-called green-blindness.
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- n. dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red
deuter(o)- + Greek anōpiā, blindness (an-, not; see a-1 + -ōpiā, -opia), so called because green is considered the second of the primary colors.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
The regular color blindness tests (Ishikawa plates) test primarily for red-green (protanopia and deuteranopia), and not for tritanopia.
I dunno .. if you look at the protanopia and deuteranopia pics on the wiki page for