hemozoin

noun

he·​mo·​zo·​in
variants or chiefly British haemozoin
: an iron-containing pigment which accumulates as cytoplasmic granules in malaria parasites and is a breakdown product of hemoglobin

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“Hemozoin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemozoin. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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