hemerythrin

noun
hem·​er·​y·​thrin | \ hē-ˈmer-ə-thrən How to pronounce hemerythrin (audio) \

Definition of hemerythrin

: an iron-containing respiratory pigment in the blood of various chiefly marine invertebrates (such as some brachiopods)

First Known Use of hemerythrin

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hemerythrin

hem- + erythr- + -in entry 1

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hemerythrin

noun
he·​me·​ryth·​rin
variants: or chiefly British haemerythrin \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈrith-​rən How to pronounce haemerythrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemerythrin

: an iron-containing respiratory pigment in the blood of various invertebrates

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