Xanthopsia
A form of chromatopsia, a visual defect in which objects appear as if they have been overpainted with an unnatural color. In xanthopsia, that color is yellow.
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A condition in which objects appear yellow; may occur in picric acid and santonin poisoning, in jaundice, and in digitalis intoxication. SYN: yellow vision. [xantho- + G. opsis, vision]

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xan·thop·sia zan-'thäp-sē-ə n a visual disturbance in which objects appear yellow

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n.
yellow vision: the condition in which all objects appear to have a yellowish tinge. It is sometimes experienced in digitalis poisoning.

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xan·thop·sia (zan-thopґse-ə) [xantho- + -opsia] a form of chromatopsia in which objects appear yellow.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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