noun pheo·porphyrin \¦fēō+\
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Definition of pheoporphyrin

  1. :  a crystalline isomer of pheophorbide that is obtained from pheophorbide by treatment with hydriodic acid and that is not of typical porphyrin structure but is a substituted dehydro-phorbin

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Origin and Etymology of pheoporphyrin

pheophorbide + porphyrin

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to cast off or become cast off

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