Achromatopsy
Achromatopsy A*chro"ma*top"sy, n. [Gr. 'a priv. + ? color + ? sight.] Color blindness; inability to distinguish colors; Daltonism. [1913 Webster]

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  • achromatopsy — see achromatopsia …   Useful english dictionary

  • achromatopsy — noun color blindness; inability to distinguish colors; daltonism, achromatopia …   Wiktionary

  • achromatopsia, achromatopsy — This is the compete form of a., characterized by severe deficiency of color perception, associated with nystagmus, photophobia, reduced visual acuity, and “day blindness”; autosomal recessive inheritance, caused by …   Medical dictionary

  • Acritochromacy — Ac ri*to*chro ma*cy, n. [Gr. ? undistinguishable; a priv. + ? to separate, distinguish + ? color.] Color blindness; achromatopsy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • achromatopsia — /ay kroh meuh top see euh/, n. Pathol. color blindness (def. 2). Also, achromatopia /ay kroh meuh toh pee euh/, achromatopsy /ay kroh meuh top see/. [A 6 + CHROMAT + OPSIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • -opsy — opsy1 a combining form occurring in compound words denoting a medical examination or inspection: biopsy; necropsy. [generalized from AUTOPSY] opsy2 var. of opsia: achromatopsy. * * * …   Universalium

  • achromatopia — noun defective ability to see colours Syn: achromatism, achromatopsy, achromatopsia …   Wiktionary

  • color blindness — n achromatopsy, Daltonism, chro mo blindness, Ophthalm. monochromatism; Oph thalm. deuteranopia, green blindness; Ophthalm. pro tanopia, red blindness; Ophthalm. tritanopia, blue blindness, yellow blindness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • -opsy — ˌäpsē, əp , si noun combining form ( es) Etymology: Gr opsia 1. : opsia 2. : examination biopsy * * * opsy1 a combining form occurring in compound words den …   Useful english dictionary

  • acritochromacy — (ˌækrɪtəʊˈkrəʊməsɪ) [mod. f. Gr. ἄκριτο ς undistinguishing + χρωµατ colour: see acy.] Colour blindness, achromatopsy. Syd. Soc. Lex. and mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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