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any of various conditions in which certain colours are confused with one another. True lack of colour appreciation is extremely rare (see monochromat); the most common type of colour blindness is red-blindness (see Daltonism). See also deuteranopia, tritanopia.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.


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