Definition of daltonism in English:

daltonism

noun

  • another term for protanopia, a form of color-blindness
    • ‘The number of colour-blind artists in the history of art is probably larger than usually assumed, bur it is not possible to demonstrate daltonism simply by looking at an artist's pictures.’
    • ‘It is one of the tests of reference to screen daltonism.’
    • ‘The most common form of colorblindness is daltonism or a problem with red/green.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from the name of John Dalton (see Dalton, John) + -ism.

Pronunciation:

daltonism

/ˈdôlt(ə)nˌizəm/