Definition of Achromic

1. Adjective. Having no color.

Exact synonyms: Achromous
Similar to: Uncolored, Uncoloured



Definition of Achromic

1. a. Free from color; colorless; as, in Physiol. Chem., the achromic point of a starch solution acted upon by an amylolytic enzyme is the point at which it fails to give any color with iodine.

Definition of Achromic

1. Adjective. (science) Uncoloured; not pigmented; lacking in colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Achromic

1. having no color [adj]

Medical Definition of Achromic

1. Colourless. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achromic

achromatolysis
achromatophil
achromatophilia
achromatopia
achromatopias
achromatopsy
achromatosis
achromatous
achromats
achromaturia
achromia parasitica
achromia unguium
achromias
achromic (current term)
achromocyte
achromoderma
achromophil
achromophilic
achromotrichia
achromous
achronal
achronality
achronic
achronological
achronologically
achroodextrin
achroous
achs

Literary usage of Achromic

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1. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1893)
"When the achromic point is reached the time is noted, and the interval from the ... If, on the other hand, the achromic point is reached in less than two ..."

2. Physiological Aspects of the Liquor Problem by Wilbur Olin Atwater (1903)
"7 minutes. Experiment 150. (Saliva 1 : 10.) Claret. 0 per cent. 0.5 " 1.0 " 2.0 " 5.0 " Absolute alcohol. 0.5 per cent. Appearance of the achromic point. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1896)
"Appearance of the achromic point. 0 per cent. 1 minute. claret 4j hours. no action beyond ... Appearance of the achromic point. Saliva 1:10. ..."

4. The Natural history of digestion by Alexander Lockhart Gillespie (1904)
"The time taken by a certain amount of a diastatic fluid to render a constant quantity of starch-paste achromic is used as an indication of the power of its ..."

5. Report (1904)
"achromic. When examined at the end of another hour, the liquid from the tube containing sac 5 also gave an achromic reaction. Tests of the empty sacs by ..."

6. Physiological chemistry: A Text-book and Manual for Students by Albert Prescott Mathews (1915)
"If this dilution takes too long to come to the achromic point, ... It should not take much over 20 minutes at 40° to reach the achromic point. ..."

7. Practical Physiological Chemistry by Sydney William Cole (1920)
"His objection to the achromic Point method is that the end point is very difficult to determine, especially with weak enzymes, and that the digestion ..."

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