Definition of Chromogenic

1. a. Containing, or capable of forming, chromogen; as, chromogenic bacteria.



Definition of Chromogenic

1. Adjective. (photography) Describing a process in which a black-and-white image is replaced by a coloured one ¹

2. Adjective. (biology) Containing or producing chromogen ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chromogenic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Chromogenic

1. Producing colour, a chromogenic colony is a pigmented colony. Origin: Gr. Gennan = to produce (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromogenic

chromocenes
chromocenter
chromocenters
chromocentre
chromocystoscopy
chromocyte
chromocytes
chromodomain
chromodomains
chromodynamic
chromodynamical
chromodynamics
chromoelectric
chromogen
chromogenesis
chromogenic (current term)
chromogenic compounds
chromogenic label
chromogens
chromogranin
chromogranins
chromograph
chromographies
chromographs
chromography
chromoisomerism
chromoleucite
chromoleucites
chromolithograph

Literary usage of Chromogenic

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1912)
"The chromogenic variety was recovered from 14 cases while 8 yielded a non-chromogenic acid- fast bacillus which thus far has refused to produce pigment or ..."

2. A Text Book of General Bacteriology by Eugene Franklin McCampbell, William Dodge Frost (1910)
"CHAPTER XVII chromogenic BACTERIA Introduction. — Some species of bacteria when growing in cultures exhibit various colors. Bacteria of this character are ..."

3. A Manual of determinative bacteriology by Frederick Dixon Chester (1901)
"A. chromogenic, pigment orange-reddish. 1. ... B. Non-chromogenic. Growth on agar and gelatin grayish. 3. ..."

4. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"chromogenic BACILLI These are identified by the color of their colonies on agar. ... chromogenic ..."

5. Microbes, Ferments and Moulds by Édouard Louis Trouessart (1886)
"... partially due to the physiological labour of these microbes, and consequently belongs to the class of fermentations. XIV. chromogenic MICROBES. ..."

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