hematin

noun
he·​ma·​tin | \ ˈhē-mə-tən How to pronounce hematin (audio) \

Definition of hematin

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

First Known Use of hematin

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Hematin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematin. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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hematin

noun
he·​ma·​tin
variants: or chiefly British haematin \ ˈhē-​mət-​ən How to pronounce haematin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hematin

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 : heme

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