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Deuteranopia

Deuteranopia

a congenital abnormality of the retina in which there are two rather than three retinal cone pigments (dichromatism) and complete insensitivity to middle wavelengths (green).

Origin: g. Deuteros, second, _ anopia


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A response on unilateral deuteranopia...

... cones in their eyes and see everything in shades of lightness (white, grey, and black). Acer you have a color deficiency, called unilateral deuteranopia, which means that the cones in your left eye don’t see red and green properly. To answer your first question: Unilateral deuteranopia is ...

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by ladykat324
Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:58 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness
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