chromoprotein

noun chro·mo·pro·tein \ ˌkrō-mə-ˈprō-ˌtēn , -ˈprō-tē-ən \

Definition of chromoprotein

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

First Known Use of chromoprotein

1924

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chromoprotein

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

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