protanopia


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Related to protanopia: Protanomaly, deuteranopia

protanopia

[‚prōd·ə′nō·pē·ə]
(medicine)
Partial color blindness in which there is defective red vision; green sightedness. Also known as protanomaly.
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The main cause of protanopia and deuteranopia lies in the unequal intergenic and intragenic recombination of the L- and M-cone pigment genes.
Protanopia and deuteranopia are inherited as an X-linked recessive trait.
The inheritance pattern for protanomaly and deuteranomaly is the same as for protanopia and deuteranopia.