hematoporphyrin

noun
he·​ma·​to·​por·​phy·​rin | \ hi-ˌma-tə-ˈpȯr-fə-rən How to pronounce hematoporphyrin (audio) , ˌhē-mə-tō- \

Definition of hematoporphyrin

: any of several isomeric porphyrins C34H38O6N4 that are hydrated derivatives of protoporphyrins especially : the deep red crystalline pigment obtained by treating hematin or heme with acid

First Known Use of hematoporphyrin

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hematoporphyrin was in 1885

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“Hematoporphyrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hematoporphyrin. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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hematoporphyrin

noun
he·​ma·​to·​por·​phy·​rin
variants: or chiefly British haematoporphyrin \ ˌhē-​mət-​ə-​ˈpȯr-​fə-​rən also ˌhem-​ət-​ How to pronounce hematoporphyrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hematoporphyrin

: any of several isomeric porphyrins C34H38O6N4 that are hydrated derivatives of protoporphyrins especially : the deep red crystalline pigment obtained by treating hematin or heme with acid

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