hematoporphyrin


he·ma·to·por·phy·rin

noun \-ˈpr-fə-rən\

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

Origin of HEMATOPORPHYRIN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1885

he·ma·to·por·phy·rin

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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

Variants of HEMATOPORPHYRIN

he·ma·to·por·phy·rin or chiefly British hae·ma·to·por·phy·rin \ˌhē-mət-ə-ˈpr-fə-rən also ˌhem-ət-\

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