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chromogenic

[kroh-muh-jen-ik] /ˌkroʊ məˈdʒɛn ɪk/
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 of chromogenic
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; chromo- + -genic
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chromogenic

/ˌkrəʊməˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
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 in Medicine

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

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