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tritanopia (ˌtraɪtəˈnəʊpɪə ; ˌtrɪt-) 



  1. a form of colour blindness in which there is a tendency to confuse blues and greens and in which sensitivity to blue is reduced

Derived Forms

tritanopic (ˌtraɪtəˈnɒpɪk ; ˌtrɪt-)   adjective

Word Origin

C19/20: from New Latin, from Greek tritos third + New Latin anopia blindness; signifying that only two thirds of the spectrum can be distinguished


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