Medical Dictionary


noun he·mo·chro·mo·gen
variants: or chiefly British


\ˌhē-mō-ˈkrō-mə-ˌjen, -jən\play

Medical Definition of hemochromogen

  1. :  a colored compound formed from or related to hemoglobin; especially :  a bright red combination of a nitrogen base (as globin or pyridine) with heme—compare hemoprotein

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