tetrachromacy etymology

English word tetrachromacy comes from English tetra- (Four.), English chromacy

Detailed word origin of tetrachromacy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tetra- English (eng) Four.
chromacy English (eng)
tetrachromacy English (eng) The quality of having four independent channels for conveying color information in the eye.

Words with the same origin as tetrachromacy

Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide