Origin of hematoporphyrin
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1885
Medical Definition of hematoporphyrin
: any of several isomeric porphyrins C34H38O6N4 that are hydrated derivatives of protoporphyrins; especially : the deep red crystalline pigment obtained by treating hematin or heme with acid
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