visible spectrum


noun Physics.

the range of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation that is normally visible, from 380 to 760 nm.

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Medical definitions for visible spectrum

visible spectrum
[ vĭzə-bəl ]

n.

The part of the electromagnetic spectrum visible to the human eye, extending from extreme red, 760.6 nanometers, to extreme violet, 393.4 nanometers.
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