orthochromatic

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adjective or·tho·chro·mat·ic \ˌȯr-thə-krō-ˈma-tik\

Definition of orthochromatic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or producing tone values of light and shade in a photograph that correspond to the tones in nature

  2. 2 :  sensitive to all colors except red

Origin and Etymology of orthochromatic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1887


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orthochromatic

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adjective or·tho·chro·mat·ic \ˌȯr-thə-krō-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of orthochromatic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or producing tone values of light and shade in a photograph that correspond to the tones in nature

  2. 2:  sensitive to all colors except red

  3. 3:  staining in the normal way orthochromatic tissue an orthochromatic erythroblast


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