[ krō′mə-fôr′ĭk ]
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Of or relating to a chromophore.
Of or relating to microorganisms that produce or carry color.
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Example sentences from the Web for chromophoric
Notable differences attend the neutralization of the chromophoric and auxochromic groups.
Such bacteria are called chromophoric as distinguished from the chromoparic bacteria whose pigment lies outside the cell.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey