auxochrome

noun
auxo·​chrome | \ ˈȯk-sə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce auxochrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of auxochrome

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

Other Words from auxochrome

auxochromic \ ˌȯk-​sə-​ˈkrō-​mik How to pronounce auxochromic (audio) \ adjective

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