phycocyanin

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

Definition of phycocyanin

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

Origin and Etymology of phycocyanin

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


First Known Use: 1875


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phycocyanin

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

Medical Definition of phycocyanin

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


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