trichromacy

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trichromacy

 [tri-kro´mah-se]
anomalous trichromacy anomalous trichromatic vision.
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Moreover, the face-color memory effects uncovered in the study appear to be encoded by the L and M cones, the photoreceptors that make trichromatic color vision possible.
Whatever I may believe about the value of long necks, opposable thumbs, or trichromatic color vision for various subjects, there are facts about how these traits function for their possessors and in various environments.
This finding contradicts the standard model of color vision "that has held sway for more than 2 centuries, in which the presence of three pigments is proposed to explain human trichromatic color vision," the Neitzes conclude.