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Medical Term:

deuteranopia

Pronunciation: du'ter-a-no'pe-a

Definition: A congenital abnormality of the retina in which there are two rather than three retinal cone pigments (dichromatism) and complete insensitivity to middle wavelengths (green).

[G. deuteros, second, + anopia]

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