phycocyanin

noun phy·co·cy·a·nin \ ˌfī-kō-ˈsī-ə-nən \

Definition of phycocyanin

: any of various bluish-green protein pigments found in cyanobacteria

Origin and Etymology of phycocyanin

International Scientific Vocabulary phyco- + cyan- + 1-in


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phycocyanin

noun phy·co·cy·a·nin \ ˌfī-kō-ˈsī-ə-nən \

medical Definition of phycocyanin

: any of various bluish green protein pigments in the cells of cyanobacteria

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