Teichmann's crystal

noun
Teich·​mann's crystal | \ ˈtīḵ-mənz- How to pronounce Teichmann's crystal (audio) \

Medical Definition of Teichmann's crystal

: a crystal of hemin obtainable from hemoglobin that is used in a test for the detection of blood (as in a stain)

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“Teichmann's crystal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Teichmann%27s%20crystal. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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