variants or chiefly British leghaemoglobin
: a plant hemoglobin found in the root nodules of legumes and reported to function as an oxygen-carrying pigment in symbiotic nitrogen fixation

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“Leghemoglobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leghemoglobin. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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