colour vision deficiency

colour vision deficiency
noun
genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
Derivationally related forms: ↑colour-blind (for: ↑color blindness), ↑color-blind (for: ↑color blindness)
Hypernyms:
Hyponyms:

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