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Medical Term:

molecular dissociation theory


Definition: a theory, pertaining to color vision, that gray is the earliest of color sensations, from which are derived, by molecular change, two paired substances that, respectively, detect yellow and blue, and that the yellow gives rise to paired substances for detection of red and green.

Synonym(s): Ladd-Franklin theory

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