"Color Vision Defects" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Defects of color vision are mainly hereditary traits but can be secondary to acquired or developmental abnormalities in the CONES (RETINA). Severity of hereditary defects of color vision depends on the degree of mutation of the ROD OPSINS genes (on X CHROMOSOME and CHROMOSOME 3) that code the photopigments for red, green and blue.
|Color Vision Defects
- Color Vision Defects
- Color Vision Defect
- Defect, Color Vision
- Defects, Color Vision
- Vision Defect, Color
- Vision Defects, Color
Color Blindness, Red-Green
- Color Blindness, Red-Green
- Color Blindness, Red Green
- Red-Green Color Blindness
- Deutan Defect
- Defect, Deutan
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