dichromat


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di·chro·mat

 (dī′krə-măt′)
n.
A person with dichromatism.
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dichromat

(ˈdaɪkrəˌmæt)
n
a person whose vision can only distinguish two colours
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Noun1.dichromat - a person with any of the various forms of dichromacy
color-blind person - a person unable to distinguish differences in hue
uniocular dichromat - a person who has normal vision in one eye and dichromacy in the other; very rare but very useful for experiments on color vision
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References in periodicals archive ?
Making use of the CIE-L*a*b* standard, dichromat perception can be approximated[9] through a set of three planes defined within the color space.
[L.sub.R] values over one indicate that the dichromat (real or simulated) sees the stimulus lighter than do normal trichromats.
Figures 1 and 2 show examples of what the world might look like to a dichromat.
The dichromat will be able to match the yellow to a pure red, pure green and all mixtures in between by simply adjusting its intensity (Figure 1).
A dichromat is left with only one colour vision system that compares the outputs in the remaining two cone types.
Development of quantitative tools for filter aided dichromats. Am.
Mollon, 1997: Computerized simulation of color appearance for dichromats. ].
The advice offered is based on the assumption that clinical tests are able to distinguish anomalous trichromats and dichromats when this is not the case.
People who can see two colors but fail to see the third are designated as Dichromats. Dichromats lack red pigment gene and those lacking green pigment gene are known as Protanopes while those lacking blue green pigment are known as Tritanopes (4).
Previous work (Lillo, Moreira, Alvaro, & Davies, 2012; Moreira, Lillo, Alvaro, & Davies, 2012) analyzed dichromats' (protanopes and deuteranopes) use of Basic Color Terms (BCTs).
* Monochromats and dichromats (lacking green or red cones) are not qualified to examine stains.