We're working on a new site. Click here to get a sneak preview.
Medical Dictionary


noun chro·mo·pro·tein
\ˌkro-mə-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of CHROMOPROTEIN

:  any of various proteins (as hemoglobins, carotenoids, or flavoproteins) having a pigment as a prosthetic group


How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears