dichromatism: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dī-krō'mu-tiz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality or state of being dichromatic.
  2. Also calleda defect of vision in which the retina responds to only two of the three primary colors. Cf. monochromatism (def. 2),(def. 3).
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