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pheophytin

noun pheo·phy·tin

Medical Definition of pheophytin

  1. :  a bluish black waxy pigment that can be formed from chlorophyll by replacement of the magnesium with two hydrogen atoms by treatment with a weak acid (as oxalic acid)



Variants of pheophytin

or British phaeophytin \ˌfē-ə-ˈfīt-ən\play

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