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auxochrome

[awk-suh-krohm] /ˈɔk səˌkroʊm/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any radical or group of atoms that intensifies the color of a substance.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; auxo- + chrome
Related forms
auxochromic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for auxochrome

auxochrome

/ˈɔːksəˌkrəʊm/
noun
1.
a group of atoms that can be attached to a chromogen to convert it into a dye
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