photochromogenicity

noun
pho·​to·​chro·​mo·​ge·​nic·​i·​ty | \ -ˌkrō-mə-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē How to pronounce photochromogenicity (audio) \
plural photochromogenicities

Medical Definition of photochromogenicity

: the property of some microorganisms of producing pigment only when grown in the light or after exposure to light

Other Words from photochromogenicity

photochromogenic \ -​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce photochromogenicity (audio) \ adjective

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“Photochromogenicity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/photochromogenicity. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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