deuteranopia[do̵̅o̅t′ər ə nō′pē ə, dyo̵̅o̅t′-]
a type of color blindness characterized by a loss of green vision and distortion of vision in the red-yellow-green part of the spectrum
Origin of deuteranopiadeuter(o)- + an- + -opia
A form of colorblindness characterized by insensitivity to green.
Origin of deuteranopiadeuter(o)– + Greek anōpiā, blindness (an-, not; see a–1 + -ōpiā, -opia), so called because green is considered the second of the primary colors.
- A form of color blindness. Involves a defect in distinguishing between red and green.