hemoprotein

noun
he·​mo·​pro·​tein | \ ˌhē-mə-ˈprō-ˌtēn How to pronounce hemoprotein (audio) , -ˈprō-tē-ən \

Definition of hemoprotein

: a conjugated protein (such as hemoglobin or cytochrome) whose prosthetic group is a porphyrin combined with iron

First Known Use of hemoprotein

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Hemoprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemoprotein. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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hemoprotein

noun
he·​mo·​pro·​tein
variants: or chiefly British haemoprotein \ -​ˈprō-​ˌtēn, -​ˈprōt-​ē-​ən How to pronounce haemoprotein (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemoprotein

: a conjugated protein (as hemoglobin or cytochrome) whose prosthetic group is a porphyrin combined with iron

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