orthochromatic

orthochromatic

[awr-thuh-kroh-mat-ik, -thoh-kruh-]
adjective Photography.
1.
representing correctly the relations of colors as found in a subject; isochromatic.
2.
(of an emulsion) sensitive to all visible colors except red; isochromatic.

Origin:
1885–90; ortho- + chromatic

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orthochromatic (ˌɔːθəʊkrəʊˈmætɪk)
 
adj
photog Compare panchromatic Sometimes shortened to: ortho of or relating to an emulsion giving a rendering of relative light intensities of different colours that corresponds approximately to the colour sensitivity of the eye, esp one that is insensitive to red light
 
orthochromatism
 
n

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orthochromatic or·tho·chro·mat·ic (ôr'thə-krō-māt'ĭk)
adj.
Staining with the same color as that of the dye used. Used of a cell or tissue.

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