Definition of metallochromic in English:

metallochromic

adjective

Biochemistry
  • Of, relating to, or designating a dye or stain that exhibits a diagnostic colour change when forming a complex with specific metal ions.

Origin

1950s. From metallo- + -chromic.

Pronunciation

metallochromic

/ˌmɛtələ(ʊ)ˈkrəʊmɪk/