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auxochrome

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noun auxo·chrome \ˈȯk-sə-ˌkrōm\

Medical Definition of auxochrome

  1. :  a salt-forming group (as hydroxyl or amino) that when introduced into a chromogen produces a dye

auxochromic

\ˌȯk-sə-ˈkrō-mik\play adjective



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