hu·​min ˈhyü-mən How to pronounce humin (audio)
: any of various dark-colored insoluble usually amorphous substances formed in many reactions
specifically : a usually dark brown pigment formed in the acid hydrolysis of proteins and especially glycoproteins

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“Humin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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