phycoerythrin

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

Definition of phycoerythrin

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

Origin and Etymology of phycoerythrin

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


First Known Use: 1866


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phycoerythrin

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noun phy·co·er·y·thrin \-ˈer-i-thrən\

Medical Definition of phycoerythrin

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


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