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daltonism


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Daltonism  \Dal"ton*ism\,  n. 
  Inability  to  perceive  or  distinguish  certain  colors,  esp. 
  red;  color  blindness.  It  has  various  forms  and  degrees.  So 
  called  from  the  chemist  Dalton,  who  had  this  infirmity. 
  --Nichol. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  daltonism 
  n  :  inability  to  distinguish  green  and  purplish-red  [syn:  {deuteranopia}, 
  {green-blindness}] 




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