chromophore

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chromophore (plural chromophores)

  1. (chemistry) that part of the molecule of a dye responsible for its colour
  2. (chemistry) (more generally) the group of atoms in a molecule in which the electronic transition responsible for a given spectral band is located

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chromophore

  1. inflected form of chromophor