Purpurogenous
Purpurogenous Pur`pu*rog"e*nous, a. [L. purpura purple + -genous.] (Biol.) Having the power to produce a purple color; as, the purpurogenous membrane, or choroidal epithelium, of the eye. See {Visual purple}, under {Visual}. [1913 Webster]

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  • purpurogenous — |pərpyə|räjənəs adjective Etymology: Latin purpura purple + English o + genous : giving rise to a purple color or producing a purple product a purpurogenous gland …   Useful english dictionary

  • purpurogenous — pur·pu·rog·e·nous (pur″pu rojґə nəs) [L. purpura purple + genous] producing visual purple (rhodopsin) …   Medical dictionary

  • purpurogenous — pur·pu·rog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • purpureal —   a. purple.    ♦ purpurescent, n. becoming or somewhat purple.    ♦ purpurogenous, a. causing purple colour …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • purpureous —   a. purple.    ♦ purpurescent, n. becoming or somewhat purple.    ♦ purpurogenous, a. causing purple colour …   Dictionary of difficult words

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