Definition of chromogenic in English:

chromogenic

Syllabification: chro·mo·gen·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌkrōməˈjenik
 
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adjective

1Involving the production of color or pigments, in particular.
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  • Clot-based methods recover up to 50% lower activity for these products than the chromogenic assays which can have significant clinical implications for the management of patients with hemophilia A.
  • The salvinorins react with this chromogenic reagent to produce pinkish-purple spots on the plates.
  • Determination of the endotoxin activity by the chromogenic Limulus test.
1.1 Photography Denoting a modern process of film developing that uses couplers to produce black-and-white or color images of very high definition.
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  • Though the technology is now a couple of decades old, according to dealers chromogenic films are enjoying a resurgence among photographers.
  • That gallery also includes a large chromogenic colour print by photographer Andreas Gursky, famous for his deadpan images.
  • It is hard to imagine a more perfect illustration than Thomas Demand's large-scale chromogenic prints from 1997-98 of meticulously constructed modern scenarios.
1.2 Photography Denoting any of a number of developing processes similar to the chromogenic process.
1.3 Microbiology (Of a bacterium) producing a pigment.
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  • In 1902, Beijerinck reported that chromogenic bacteria are attracted to light.
  • Teeth discoloration in children could be due to plaque, chromogenic bacteria producing pigments, which impart different colours to the plaque attached to the teeth, and localised enamel hypoplasia.

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