Dyschromatopsia is a medical term used to refer to any defect of colour vision.
See also other terms concerning colour vision, including:
- Chloropsia ("Green Vision")
- Chromatopsia (Objects tinged with coloured hue)
- Colour Blindness
- Cyanopsia ("Blue Vision")
- Daltonism (Colour Blindness, as identified by John Dalton, 1766-1844)
- Deuteranopia (Dichromacy - affecting green-yellow-red section of the spectrum)
- Dichromacy (can percieve only two of the three primary colours)
- Protanopia (Dichromacy - affecting green-yellow-red section of the spectrum)
- Tritanopia (Dichromacy - affecting blue-yellow section of the spectrum)
- Xanthopsia ("Yellow Vision")
Note that the above list of terms about colour vision is not exhaustive.
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