auxo·​chrome ˈȯk-sə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce auxochrome (audio)
: a salt-forming group (as hydroxyl or amino) that when introduced into a chromogen produces a dye
auxochromic adjective

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“Auxochrome.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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