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chromogenic

adjective chro·mo·gen·ic \ˌkrō-mə-ˈje-nik\

Definition of CHROMOGENIC

1
:  of or relating to a chromogen
2
:  being a process of photographic film development in which silver halides activate precursors of chemical dyes that form the final image while the silver is removed; also :  being a film developed by this process

First Known Use of CHROMOGENIC

1859

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