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[kroh-muh-juh n, -jen] /ˈkroʊ mə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/


a chromogenic bacterium.
a compound that forms coloured compounds on oxidation
a substance that can be converted to a dye
a bacterium that produces a pigment

chromogen chro·mo·gen (krō’mə-jən)


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    [kroh-moh-li-thog-ruh-fee] /ˌkroʊ moʊ lɪˈθɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the process of lithographing in colors from a series of plates or stones. /ˌkrəʊməʊlɪˈθɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the process of making coloured prints by lithography

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