Ishihara test

/ɪʃiˈharə tɛst/ (say ishee'hahruh test)

a test for colour blindness, consisting of a circular panel made up of coloured dots with some of the dots in a contrasting colour delineating figures inside the circle.
{named after Shinobu Ishihara, 1879–1963, Japanese ophthalmologist and first published in 1917}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Ishihara test — /ish ee hahr euh/, Ophthalm. a test for determining color blindness by means of a series of cards each having colored dots that form one pattern to the normal eye and a different pattern to the eye that is color blind. Also, Ishihara s test.… …   Universalium

  • ishihara test — |ishē|härə noun Usage: usually capitalized I Etymology: after Shinobu Ishihara died 1963 Jap. ophthalmologist who devised it : a widely used test for the detection of color blindness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ishihara Shinobu — (jap. 石原 忍; * 25. September 1879; † 3. Januar 1963) war ein japanischer Militärarzt und Augenheilkundler, der die sogenannten „Ishihara Farbtafeln“ entwickelte, einen Test zur Feststellung der Rot Grün Blindheit oder Schwäche, wofür der 1940 mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ishihara color test — The Ishihara Color Test is a test for red green color deficiencies. It was named after its designer, Dr. Shinobu Ishihara, a professor at the University of Tokyo, who first published his tests in 1917. S. Ishihara, Tests for colour blindness… …   Wikipedia

  • Ishihara-Farbtafel — Das Prinzip der Ishihara Tafeln in animierter Schwarz Weiß Darstellung. Die Ishihara Farbtafeln werden zur Aufdeckung einer Rot Grün Sehschwäche oder einer (sehr viel selteneren) Gelb Blau Sehschwäche verwendet. Entwickelt und später benannt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ishihara — Shinobu, Japanese ophthalmologist, 1879–1963. See I. test. * * * Ishi·ha·ra .ish ē här ə adj of, relating to, or used in an Ishihara test <Ishihara plates> <the Ishihara method> Ishi·ha·ra ē shē hä rä Shinobu (1879 1963) Japanese… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ishihara plates — the pseudoisochromatic plates used in the Ishihara test …   Medical dictionary

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