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Meaning of chromogenic

chro•mo•gen•ic

Pronunciation: (krō"mu-jen'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. producing color.
  2. pertaining to chromogen or a chromogen.
  3. (of bacteria) producing some characteristic color or pigment that is useful as a means of identification.
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