mesoporphyrin

noun
me·​so·​por·​phy·​rin | \ ˌmez-ō-ˈpȯr-fə-rən, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes- How to pronounce mesoporphyrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of mesoporphyrin

: any one of the isomeric porphyrins C34H38N4O4 produced from protoporphyrin by reducing the vinyl groups to ethyl groups

Learn More about mesoporphyrin

Cite this Entry

“Mesoporphyrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesoporphyrin. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Comments on mesoporphyrin

What made you want to look up mesoporphyrin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!