Daltonism


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Synonyms for Daltonism

dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red

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Ten students with daltonism diagnosed using a pseudoisochromatic plate test [10] and 10 students with normal color vision were recruited.
DALTONISM A Colour blindness B School of painting C Law of physics related to pressure who am I?
What medical condition is also known as daltonism? 5.
He is perhaps most famous for his pioneering work on atomic theory at the very beginning of the nineteenth century or his analysis of color blindness, which is still known as Daltonism in some places.
The earliest recorded instance of color blindness is from a doctor in 1684, who reported that, "[a] Maid, two or three and twenty years old, came to me from Banbury, who could see very well, but no colour beside Black and White." (23) It was not until the 1790s that John Dalton did the first systematic study of color blindness (namely, his own), which led to the christening of color blindness as "Daltonism" in a number of different languages.
So much so that in 1886 the Austrian psychiatrist Krafft-Ebing coined the word Masochism to describe these anomalies, just as he had named the opposite behaviour Sadism after the French Marquis, corresponding to the eponymous usage of Daltonism from the discoverer of colour-blindness.
Referees Tom Darnels, Moray Hansen and Michael Hicks will be joined by linesmen Scott Daltonism, Andy Dayton, Gordon Party and Paul Stonewort.