hemerythrin


hem·er·y·thrin

noun \hē-ˈmer-ə-thrən\

Definition of HEMERYTHRIN

:  an iron-containing respiratory pigment in the blood of various chiefly marine invertebrates (as some brachiopods)

Origin of HEMERYTHRIN

hem- + erythr- + 1-in
First Known Use: 1903

he·me·ryth·rin

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEMERYTHRIN

: an iron-containing respiratory pigment in the blood of various invertebrates

Variants of HEMERYTHRIN

he·me·ryth·rin or chiefly British hae·me·ryth·rin \ˌhē-mə-ˈrith-rən\

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