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leghemoglobin

noun leg·he·mo·glo·bin
variants: or chiefly British leghaemoglobin play \ˈleg-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\

medical Definition of leghemoglobin

: 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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