cytochrome

noun cy·to·chrome \ ˈsī-tə-ˌkrōm \

Definition of cytochrome

: any of several intracellular hemoprotein respiratory pigments that are enzymes functioning in electron transport as carriers of electrons

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1925

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cytochrome

noun cy·to·chrome \ ˈsīt-ə-ˌkrōm \

medical Definition of cytochrome

: any of several intracellular hemoprotein respiratory pigments that are enzymes functioning in electron transport as carriers of electrons

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