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trichromatic

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adjective tri·chro·mat·ic \ˌtrī-krō-ˈma-tik\

Definition of trichromatic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or consisting of three colors <trichromatic light>

  2. 2a :  relating to or being the theory that human color vision involves three types of retinal sensory receptorsb :  characterized by trichromatism <trichromatic vision>



Circa 1890

First Known Use of trichromatic

circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

trichromatic

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adjective tri·chro·mat·ic \ˌtrī-krō-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of trichromatic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or consisting of three colors <trichromatic light>

  2. 2a:  relating to or being the theory that human color vision involves three types of retinal sensory receptorsb:  characterized by trichromatism <trichromatic vision>




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