metacontrast

noun
meta·​con·​trast | \ ˌmet-ə-ˈkän-ˌtrast How to pronounce metacontrast (audio) \

Medical Definition of metacontrast

: a reduction in the perceived brightness of a visual stimulus when followed immediately by an adjacent visual stimulus

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“Metacontrast.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metacontrast. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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