helicorubin

noun
hel·i·co·ru·bin | \ ˌheləkōˈrübə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of helicorubin 

: a hemoprotein occurring in the intestine and hepatopancreas of pulmonate gastropods and in the hepatopancreas of the crayfish

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History and Etymology for helicorubin

helico- (from New Latin Helic-, Helix, genus name of Helix pomatia) + Latin rub er red + English -in

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