Young-Helmholtz theory

noun

Young-Helm·​holtz theory ˈyəŋ-ˈhelm-ˌhōlts- How to pronounce Young-Helmholtz theory (audio)
: a theory in color vision: the eye has three separate elements each of which is stimulated by a different primary color

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“Young-Helmholtz theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Young-Helmholtz%20theory. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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