a type of color blindness characterized by the loss of green vision and a 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.