monochromat

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monochromat

[¦män·ə¦krō‚mat]
(medicine)
An individual who suffers from total color blindness even at high light levels; such persons are typically deficient or lacking in cone receptors, so that their form vision is also poor.
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Tablo 1'den de gorulebilecegi gibi, onemli derecede renk gorme sorunu yasanan tek renk gorme (monochromacy) ve iki renk gorme (dichromacy) durumlarinin toplumdaki sikligi %2 civarindadir.
S-cone monochromacy (also known as blue-cone monochromacy) occurs as a result of a rearrangement or loss of the L- and M-opsin gene array.
Rod monochromacy is a rare disorder which is characterised by reduced visual acuity, photophobia, nystagmns and complete colour blindness.