tetrachromatic love

Definitions

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  • adj. Having four independent channels for conveying color information.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, or characterized by, four colors: said, especially, of normal daylight-vision, as contrasted with the monochromatic vision of total colorblindness.

Etymologies

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tetra- + chromatic

Examples

  • Birds have five types of cones including four single cones, which support tetrachromatic color vision and a double cone, which is thought to mediate achromatic motion perception.

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  • .. what kind of a picture would a tetrachromatic woman paint?

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  • Most people are trichromats, meaning their eyes have photorecptors for [[red]], [[blue]] and [[green]], but 2-3% of women (so far it has been seen in women only) are tetrachromatic.

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  • Most people are trichromats, meaning their eyes have photorecptors for [[red]], [[blue]] and [[yellow]], but 2-3% of women (so far it has been seen in women only) are tetrachromatic.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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