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amphichroic

[am-fi-kroh-ik] /ˌæm fɪˈkroʊ ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
giving either of two colors, one with acids and one with alkalis.
Also, amphichromatic
[am-fi-kroh-mat-ik, -kruh-] /ˌæm fɪ kroʊˈmæt ɪk, -krə-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; amphi- + -chroic
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amphichroic

/ˌæmfɪˈkrəʊɪk/
adjective
1.
producing two colours, one on reacting with an acid, the other on reacting with a base
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