chromogen definition

  • noun:
    • Chemistry A substance capable of transformation into a pigment or dye.
    • Biology A strongly pigmented or pigment-generating organelle, organ, or microorganism.
    • Any material that lacks colour, but can be became a pigment or dye
    • A strongly pigmented organelle or organism
    • The coloring matter-of plants.
    • In color-chemistry, a compound containing a chromophorous group that will be capable of becoming became a dyestuff because of the introduction of a salt-forming team designated as an auxochromous group.
    • a compound that may be converted to a pigment
    • biochemistry A substance effective at conversion into a pigment or dye.
    • Biology A strongly pigmented or pigment-generating organelle, organ, or microorganism.
    • Any compound that does not have color, but can be changed into a pigment or dye
    • A strongly pigmented organelle or system
    • The coloring matter-of flowers.
    • In color-chemistry, a compound containing a chromophorous group which will be with the capacity of being changed into a dyestuff because of the introduction of a salt-forming group designated as an auxochromous group.
    • a compound which can be converted to a pigment
  • others:
    • Vegetable coloring matter other than green; chromule.
    • Any coloured ingredient, likely to consist of a number of chromophores.
    • Vegetable coloring matter apart from green; chromule.
    • Any colored element, expected to include a number of chromophores.

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