intrinsic color

in·trin·sic col·or

the addition of color pigment within the material of a dental prosthesis.
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We used a spectrophotometer (SpectroShade Office; MHT SpA; Verona, Italy) to determine the intrinsic color of the prosthesis.
Ciba Irgazin yellow 2088 is an organic yellow pigment that achieves superior opacity and high intrinsic color strength in industrial coatings, according to the company.
It is derived from the same quality raw materials as full-fat cocoa, provides the same intrinsic color and desired flavor, and has the same fineness or particle size.