orthochromatic

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

Definition of orthochromatic

1 : of, relating to, or producing tone values of light and shade in a photograph that correspond to the tones in nature
2 : sensitive to all colors except red

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orthochromatic

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

medical Definition of orthochromatic

1 : of, relating to, or producing tone values of light and shade in a photograph that correspond to the tones in nature
2 : sensitive to all colors except red
3 : staining in the normal way
  • orthochromatic tissue
  • an orthochromatic erythroblast

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