Medical Dictionary

hematein

noun he·ma·tein
variants: or chiefly British haematein play \ˌhē-mə-ˈtē-ən, ˈhē-mə-ˌtēn\

medical Definition of hematein

: a reddish brown crystalline compound C16H12O6 constituting the essential dye in logwood extracts

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hematein? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!