phycoerythrin


phy·co·er·y·thrin

noun \-ˈer-i-thrən\

Definition of PHYCOERYTHRIN

:  any of the red protein pigments in the cells of red algae

Origin of PHYCOERYTHRIN

International Scientific Vocabulary phyco- + erythr- + 1-in
First Known Use: circa 1868

phy·co·er·y·thrin

noun \-ˈer-i-thrən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYCOERYTHRIN

: any of the red protein pigments in the cells of red algae

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