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monochromat

noun mono·chro·mat \ˈmä-nə-krō-ˌmat, ˌmä-nə-ˈ\

Definition of MONOCHROMAT

:  a completely color-blind individual

Origin of MONOCHROMAT

mon- + Greek chrōmat-, chrōma
First Known Use: 1893
Medical Dictionary

monochromat

noun mono·chro·mat \ˈmän-ə-krō-ˌmat, ˌmän-ə-ˈ\

Medical Definition of MONOCHROMAT

1
:  an individual who is completely color-blind
2
:  an optical part (as a microscope objective) that is used only in a limited range of wavelengths

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