trichromatism

noun
tri·​chro·​ma·​tism | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈkrō-mə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce trichromatism (audio) \

Definition of trichromatism

: color vision based on the perception of three primary colors and especially red, green, and blue

First Known Use of trichromatism

circa 1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trichromatism was circa 1895

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“Trichromatism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichromatism. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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trichromatism

noun
tri·​chro·​ma·​tism | \ (ˈ)trī-ˈkrō-mə-ˌtiz-əm How to pronounce trichromatism (audio) \

Medical Definition of trichromatism

1 : the quality or state of being trichromatic
2 : color vision based on the perception of three primary colors and especially red, green and blue — compare deuteranomaly, protanomaly

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