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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.
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(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
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(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.
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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"
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"
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a. tricromático-a, compuesto de tres colores.
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If one wants to know if the pigeon sees the world in a trichromatic manner, the methodologies first demonstrated by Blough (1957) have provided answers.
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Our trichromatic vision helps us to discern when fruits and plants are ripe.
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Concentrations of chlorophyll a were calculated using the trichromatic equations of Jeffrey and Humphrey (1975).