uroporphyrinogen

noun

uro·​por·​phy·​rin·​ogen ˌyu̇r-ō-ˌpȯr-fə-ˈrin-ə-jən How to pronounce uroporphyrinogen (audio)
: any of several porphyrins that can be converted to uroporphyrins or to a precursor of coproporphyrins

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“Uroporphyrinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/uroporphyrinogen. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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