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Colour vision

Colour vision defects

mild to severe impairment in the ability to discriminate or differentiate hues. This disorder may be acquired as a result of diseases of the cones or x chromosome-linked where there is an abnormality but not a complete absence of one of the cone pigments.

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... which is in fact brown. Also, consider that most mammals have poor colour vision, in which green is usually abandoned. The only predators that may pose any threat to ...

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by Squirrell
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
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by Blacky11
Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness
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Re: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness

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by Curio
Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness
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by 2Loula
Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question
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by Thermopylae
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Evolution
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