dichromatic


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dichromatic

1. having or consisting of only two colours
2. (of animal species) having two different colour varieties that are independent of sex and age
3. able to perceive only two (instead of three) primary colours and the mixes of these colours

dichromatic

[dī·krə′mād·ik]
(biology)
Having or exhibiting two color phases independently of age or sex.
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Recently, we have systematically investigated the microscopic structural changes of a PVA film during film stretching in water for understanding the relationships between the micro-structural changes in the film and the high dichromatic performance by conducting the simultaneous stress-strain and SAXS measurements [24], and the stress-strain and WAXD ones [25].
Funt, "Dichromatic illumination estimation via hough transforms in 3D," in Proc.
Male success, courtship complexity and patterns of sexual selection in three congeneric species of sexually monochromatic and dichromatic damselfishes (Pisces: Pomacentridae).
v-nigrum does not differ between the sexes, but this species is classified as dichromatic, due to sex-linked frequencies of the alleles of a single gene.
A dichromatic population of the snake Geophis latifrontalis with comments on the status of Geophis semmmianulatus.
AND RYOZO FUJII, Novel dichromatic chromatophores in the integument of the mandarin fish Synchiropus splendidus, 14
Dichromatic polynomials and Potts models summed over rooted maps.
Like many schooling fish, zebrafish do not appear sexually dichromatic to humans; there are no obvious differences in the colour of males and females.
Body color segmentation--In this step dichromatic reflection model is utilized to compute the true color of the object.
The iris in 34 cases (9.6%) had dilated neogenic vessels--rubeosis, in 17 cases (4.8%) it was dichromatic, in 16 cases (4.5%)--atrophic.
The genus Silvitettix consists of small, flightless gomphocerines with sexually dichromatic adults.