Chromogen vs. Chromophore
Difference Between Chromogen and Chromophore
(chemistry) Any substance that lacks colour, but can be converted into a pigment or dye.
(chemistry) that part of the molecule of a dye responsible for its colour
(biology) A strongly pigmented organelle or organism.
(chemistry) (more generally) the group of atoms in a molecule in which the electronic transition responsible for a given spectral band is located
a compound that can be converted to a pigment
the chemical group that gives color to a molecule