erythropsia

erythropsia
An abnormality of vision in which all objects appear to be tinged with red. SYN: red vision. [erythro- + G. ops, eye]

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er·y·throp·sia .er-ə-'thräp-sē-ə or er·y·thro·pia .er-ə-'thrō-pē-ə n a visual disturbance in which all objects appear reddish

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n.
red vision: a symptom sometimes experienced after removal of a cataract and also in snow blindness.

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er·y·throp·sia (er″ə-thropґse-ə) [erythro- + -opsia] a chromatopsia in which all objects appear to have a red tinge, a symptom of aphakia.

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  • erythropsia — er·y·throp·sia …   English syllables

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  • эритропсия — (erythropsia; эритр + греч. opsis зрение) нарушение зрительного восприятия, при котором все видимое представляется окрашенным в красноватый цвет …   Большой медицинский словарь

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  • chromatopsia — A condition in which objects appear to be abnormally colored or tinged with color; designated according to the color seen: xanthopsia, yellow vision; erythropsia, red vision; chloropsia, green vision; cyanopsia …   Medical dictionary

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