phycoerythrin

noun phy·co·er·y·thrin \ ˌfī-kō-ˈer-i-thrən \

Definition of phycoerythrin

: any of the red protein pigments in the cells of red algae

Origin and Etymology of phycoerythrin

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


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phycoerythrin

noun phy·co·er·y·thrin \ -ˈer-i-thrən \

medical Definition of phycoerythrin

: any of the red protein pigments in the cells of red algae

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