hematin

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noun he·ma·tin \ˈhē-mə-tən\

Definition of hematin

  1. :  a brownish-black or bluish-black derivative C34H33N4O5Fe of oxidized heme; also :  any of several similar compounds

1845

First Known Use of hematin

1845


Medical Dictionary

hematin

noun he·ma·tin
variants: or chiefly British

haematin

\ˈhē-mət-ən\play

Medical Definition of hematin

  1. 1:  a brownish black or bluish black derivative C34H33N4O5Fe of oxidized heme containing iron with a valence of three; also :  any of several similar compounds

  2. 2:  heme


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