A stereoscopic image composed of two separate images of the same object or scene, taken from slightly different positions, represented in two different colours, usually red and green or cyan (blue-green) that, when viewed through spectacles having one lens of each colour, merge to produce a three-dimensional effect. The term is also applied to any artwork such as a cameo that is designed to stand out in low relief. See also Cyclopean perception, random-dot stereogram, stereopsis, visual illusion. anaglyphic, anaglyphical, anaglyptic, or anaglyptical adj. [From Greek anaglyphe carved in low relief, from ana- backwards or up + glyphe an engraving or carving, from glyphein to engrave or carve]
Subjects: Psychology — Chemistry.