variants or chiefly British aetioporphyrin
: any of four isomeric porphyrins C32H38N4
especially : a violet crystalline pigment occurring in nature (as in petroleum and coal) and formed by degradation of chlorophyll and of heme

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“Etioporphyrin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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