scotochromogen


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scotochromogen

 [sko″to-kro´mah-jen]
a microorganism whose pigmentation develops in the dark as well as in the light; specifically, a member of a group of the anonymous mycobacteria. adj., adj scotochromogen´ic.

scotochromogen

/sco·to·chro·mo·gen/ (sko″to-kro´mo-jen) a microorganism whose pigmentation develops in the dark as well as in the light.scotochromogen´ic

scotochromogen

a microorganism whose pigmentation develops in the dark, used particularly in the classification of mycobacteria.
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To the Editor: Mycobacterium heckeshornense is a slow-growing scotochromogen phenotypically and phylogenetically related to M.
Define rapid grower, scotochromogen, photochromogen, and nonchromogen and provide examples of mycobacteria in each category.
neoaurum is a rapidly growing scotochromogen that is found in soil.