intrinsic color

in·trin·sic col·or

the addition of color pigment within the material of a dental prosthesis.
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This reasonable approach shows a galaxy with its intrinsic color. However, many galaxies, for example, IC 342, are seen through intervening dust within the Milky Way, which reddens its overall appearance.
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.