chromogenic

adjective chro·mo·gen·ic \ ˌkrō-mə-ˈje-nik \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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

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