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auxochrome

noun auxo·chrome \ˈk-sə-ˌkrōm\

Medical Definition of AUXOCHROME

:  a salt-forming group (as hydroxyl or amino) that when introduced into a chromogen produces a dye
auxo·chrom·ic \ˌk-sə-ˈkrō-mik\ adjective

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