trichromacy

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tri·chro·mat·ic

 (trī′krō-măt′ĭk) also tri·chrome (trī′krōm′) or tri·chro·mic (trī-krō′mĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or having three colors, as in photography or printing.
2. Having perception of the three primary colors, as in normal human vision: trichromatic vision; a trichromatic individual.

tri·chro′ma·cy (trī-krō′mə-sē), tri·chro′ma·tism (-tĭz′əm) n.
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Noun1.trichromacy - the normal ability to see colorstrichromacy - the normal ability to see colors  
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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The findings also suggest that social communication cues from faces factored into evolutionary selective pressures that gave rise to trichromatic color vision in our ancestors 23 million years ago.
"Trichromatic color vision delineates us from most other mammals," said lead author Kiara Eldred, a Johns Hopkins graduate student.
In human's trichromatic color vision, a set of 3D tristimulus value determines a color signal.