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 (trī′krō-măt′ĭk) also tri·chrome (trī′krōm′) or tri·chro·mic (trī-krō′mĭk)
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.


(ˌtraɪkrəʊˈmætɪk) or


1. (Photography) photog printing involving the combination of three primary colours in the production of any colour
2. (Medicine) of, relating to, or having normal colour vision
3. (Colours) having or involving three colours


(ˌtraɪ kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə-)

1. pertaining to the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or in color photography.
2. pertaining to, characterized by, or involving three colors.
3. of, pertaining to, or exhibiting normal color vision.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.trichromatic - having or involving three colorstrichromatic - having or involving three colors; "trichromatic vision"; "a trichromatic printing process"; "trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors"; "tricolor plumage"; "a tricolor process in photography"
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"


a. tricromático-a, compuesto de tres colores.
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Bi-chromatic & Trichromatic application for Multi-grain sorting applications.
Zurek DB, Cronin TW, Taylor LA, Byrne K, Sullivan M and Morehouse NI (2015) Spectral filtering enables trichromatic vision in colourful jumping spiders.
Concentrations of chlorophyll a were calculated using the trichromatic equations of Jeffrey and Humphrey (1975).
Under this model, the color information is separated in three color layers (red, green and blue), in concordance with the trichromatic theory of human colour perception (Colman, 2014), and the luminance of each one of these layers is expressed as an alphanumeric value.
Color vision test for dichromatic and trichromatic macaque monkeys.
Normal colour vision is actually trichromatic that is the combination of red, green, and blue lights (Curcio et al.
In humans, there are three types of cones sensitive to three different spectra resulting in trichromatic colour vision.
This is particularly important for patient room lighting, which is typically illuminated with trichromatic fluorescents.
Wright WD (1929) A re-determination of the trichromatic coefficients of the spectral colours.
One method RGB or trichromatic white LEDs uses multiple LED chips each emitting a different wavelength in close proximity to generate white light.