chromogen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chromo- +‎ -gen

Noun[edit]

chromogen (plural chromogens)

  1. (chemistry) Any substance that lacks colour, but can be converted into a pigment or dye.
  2. (biology) A strongly pigmented organelle or organism.

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