chromogenic

chromogenic

[kroh-muh-jen-ik]
adjective
1.
producing color.
2.
Chemistry. pertaining to chromogen or a chromogen.
3.
(of bacteria) producing some characteristic color or pigment that is useful as a means of identification.

Origin:
1880–85; chromo- + -genic

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chromogenic (ˌkrəʊməˈdʒɛnɪk)
 
adj
1.  producing colour
2.  of or relating to a chromogen
3.  photog involving the use of chromogens rather than silver halide during processing to produce the image: chromogenic film

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chromogenic chro·mo·gen·ic (krō'mə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a chromogen or to chromogenesis.

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