hemofuscin

noun
he·​mo·​fus·​cin
variants: or chiefly British haemofuscin \ -​ˈfəs-​ᵊn How to pronounce haemofuscin (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemofuscin

: a yellowish brown pigment found in small amounts in some normal tissues and increased amounts in some pathological states (as hemochromatosis)

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“Hemofuscin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemofuscin. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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