actiniohematin

noun ac·tin·i·o·he·ma·tin \ak-¦ti-nē-(ˌ)ō-ˈhē-mə-tən\

Definition of actiniohematin

plural

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  1. :  a respiratory pigment obtained from a sea anemone (Actinia equina) and now considered to be a mixture of cytochromes

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Origin and Etymology of actiniohematin

actinio- + hematin


First Known Use: circa 1899


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