OTHER WORDS FROM auxochromeaux·o·chrom·ic, adjective
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The selenium atom in a cyclic compound also acts like an auxochrome.
This brings selenophene more akin to pyrrole than thiophene, but the group -NH- in the molecule of pyrrole is an auxochrome.
In other words, an auxochrome in addition to the chromophore group transforms a colorless chromogen into a colored one.
While phenyldisulphide is colorless, when an auxochrome group is added, such as NH2, the compound is colored.