homochromatic afterimage
   The term homochromatic afterimage is indebted to the Greek words homos (similar) and chroma (colour). It is used to denote a type of " afterimage in which the distribution of hues is the same as that of the original stimulation field. The term is used in opposition to the term "complementary afterimage (which denotes an afterimage in which the hues are approximately the complements of those in the original stimulating field).
   References
   Brown, J.L. (1965). Afterimages.In: Vision and visual perception. Edited by Graham, C.H. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.

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