phycocyanin


phy·co·cy·a·nin

noun \ˌfī-kō-ˈsī-ə-nən\

Definition of PHYCOCYANIN

:  any of various bluish-green protein pigments found in cyanobacteria

Origin of PHYCOCYANIN

International Scientific Vocabulary phyco- + cyan- + 1-in
First Known Use: 1875

phy·co·cy·a·nin

noun \ˌfī-kō-ˈsī-ə-nən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYCOCYANIN

: any of various bluish green protein pigments in the cells of cyanobacteria

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