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trichromatic

 [tri″kro-mat´ik]
1. having or pertaining to three different colors.
2. able to distinguish the three primary colors; see trichromatic vision.

tri·chro·mat·ic

(trī'krō-mat'ik),
1. Having, or relating to, the three primary colors: red, yellow, and blue.
2. Capable of perceiving the three primary colors; having normal color vision.
Synonym(s): trichromic

trichromatic

/tri·chro·mat·ic/ (tri″kro-mat´ik)
1. pertaining to or exhibiting three colors.
2. able to distinguish three colors.

trichromatic

(trī′krō-măt′ĭk) also

trichrome

(trī′krōm′) or

trichromic

(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.

trichromatic

[tri′kro-mat′ik]
1 having or pertaining to three different colors.
2 able to distinguish the three primary colors. See trichromatic vision.

tri·chro·mat·ic

(trī'krō-mat'ik)
1. Having, or relating to, the three primary colors, red, green, and blue.
2. Capable of perceiving the three primary colors; having normal color vision.
Synonym(s): trichromic.
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Optical density of the extract was measured at the given wavelengths and at 480 to apply trichromatic equations for calculation of Chl a, b, c, phaeophytin and carotene (SCOR/UNESCO, 1991).
Hunt, "The Evolution of Trichromatic Color Vision by Opsin Gene Duplication in New World and Old World Primates," Genome Research 9 (1999): 629-38.
High-performance trichromatic Vis/IR cameras with red, green and infrared channels accurately identify green defects based on visible light and differentiate between potato peel and brown defects such as bruises and rot using infrared sensors.
However, this classification is based on the inability of the trichromatic human eye to perceive light in the near-ultraviolet spectrum.
Iguazu-II is used for sorting Robusta and some Arabica coffees, while the Penta-II is a trichromatic sorter for washed coffees using advanced tricolor cameras.
It was possible to determine, through color matching, that when the trichromatic eye saw green, yellow, orange or red, the dichromatic eye saw only yellow.
In fact, most of the primates that evolved in Africa and Asia, including the great apes and chimpanzees, are fully trichromatic.
Uber die anmnalen trichromatisch Farbensystem [Concerning the anomalous trichromatic color system].
Trichromatic vision in the pigeon as illustrated by the spectral hue discrimination curve.
In the ADR, defects are detected via two high-resolution trichromatic image sensors.
Systems with the VIS/IR camera and lighting technology use trichromatic cameras similar to other Key systems, substituting the blue channel with special filters that pass only the infrared spectrum.