chlorocruorin

noun

chlo·​ro·​cru·​o·​rin -ˈkrü-ə-rən How to pronounce chlorocruorin (audio)
: a green iron-containing respiratory pigment related chemically to hemoglobin and found in the blood of some marine polychaete worms

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“Chlorocruorin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chlorocruorin. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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