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photochromogen


photochromogen

noun pho·to·chro·mo·gen \ˌfōt-ō-ˈkrō-mə-jən\

Definition of PHOTOCHROMOGEN

:  a microorganism especially of the genus Mycobacterium (as M. kansasii) that has little or no pigment when grown in the dark but becomes highly pigmented when grown in light
March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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