monochromat

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

Definition of monochromat

:a completely color-blind individual

Origin and Etymology of monochromat

mon- + Greek chrōmat-, chrōma


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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