protanopia


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Related to protanopia: Protanomaly, deuteranopia
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Synonyms for protanopia

dichromacy characterized by lowered sensitivity to long wavelengths of light resulting in an inability to distinguish red and purplish blue

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Those who wish to study his art carefully would be amazed to know that the man who had successfully wielded the brush and paints, was colour- blind, a genetic condition that leads to partial colour vision deficiency, medically known as protanopia.
This deficiency, known as deuteranopia, has a different genetic profile from protanopia, which scientists had blamed for Dalton's problem.
The Game Update Six will also bring in more options, protanopia, deuteranopia and trianopia or the colourblind options for Titan Pilots.
The term protan would encompass both protanopia and protanomaly and the term deutan, both deuteranopia and deuteranomaly.
Dichromacy is further divided into protanopia, deuteranopia and tritanopia.