chromatic sensitivity

chromatic sensitivity

[krō′mad·ik sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē]
(optics)
The smallest change in wavelength of light that produces a change in hue which is just large enough to be detected by human vision.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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