A CDE Definition
(1) In colorimetry, the quality of some colors that causes them to appear different under various light sources. For example, two color samples might appear the same in natural light, but not in artificial light.
(2) In biology, repeating segments that appear the same but perform different functions. An earthworm is a common animal example.
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