Medical Dictionary

phycobilin

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noun phy·co·bi·lin \ˌfī-kō-ˈbī-lən, -ˈbil-ən\

Medical Definition of phycobilin

  1. :  any of a class of pigments that occur in the cells of algae, are active in photosynthesis, and are proteins combined with pyrrole derivatives related to the bile pigments


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