Definition of Dichromatism

1. Noun. A deficiency of color vision in which the person can match any given hue by mixing only two other wavelengths of light (as opposed to the three wavelengths needed by people with normal color vision).




Definition of Dichromatism

1. n. The state of being dichromatic.

Definition of Dichromatism

1. Noun. The condition of being dichromatic ¹

2. Noun. (pathology) A form of colourblindness in which only two of the three primary colours can be distinguished ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dichromatism

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Medical Definition of Dichromatism

1. The state of being dichromatic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dichromatism

dichotomy
dichroic
dichroiscope
dichroiscopes
dichroism
dichroisms
dichroite
dichroites
dichromacy
dichromasy
dichromat
dichromate
dichromates
dichromatically
dichromatism (current term)
dichromatisms
dichromatopsia
dichromats
dichromia
dichromic
dichromic acid
dichromism
dichromium
dichromophil
dichroous
dichroscope
dichroscopes
dichroscopic

Literary usage of Dichromatism

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1896)
"BY ARTHUR P. CHADBOURNE, MD1 THE common Screech Owl and some of its varieties are typical examples of dichromatism, which may be defined as the occurrence ..."

2. Physical Optics by Richard Glazebrook (1907)
"A curve of this kind enables us to explain simply the phenomenon known as dichromatism, or the variations in he apparent colour of an absorbing medium when ..."

3. Physical Optics by Richard Glazebrook (1883)
"A curve of this kind enables us to explain simply the phenomenon known as dichromatism, or the variations in the apparent colour of an absorbing medium when ..."

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