trichromatism


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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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trichromatism

(traɪˈkrəʊməˌtɪzəm)
n
1. (Photography) the use or combination of three primary colours for colour reproduction in photography, printing, television, etc
2. (Medicine) rare the state of being trichromatic
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tri•chro•ma•tism

(traɪˈkroʊ məˌtɪz əm)

n.
1. the quality or condition of being trichromatic.
2. the use or combination of three colors, as in printing or photography.
3. normal color vision.
[1885–90]
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trichromatism

1. the condition of having, using, or combining three colors.
2. trichroism. — trichromatic, adj.
See also: Physics
1. the condition of having, using, or combining three colors.
2. trichroism. — trichromatic, adj.
See also: Color
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These pairings produce slight colour deficiency but protanomalous trichromats have a 40% reduction in hue discrimination ability compared with a 30% reduction in deuteranomalous trichromatism.
Those with "anomalous trichromatism" produce a different shade than does someone with normal color vision.
Each one of 18 subjects, shown to have defective colour vision by other tests were "failed" with the lantern, even those regarded as having "slight" anomalous trichromatism.