hematoidin

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hematoidin he·ma·toi·din (hē'mə-toid'n)
n.
A ironless pigment derived from hemoglobin and formed within tissues, chemically similar to bilirubin.

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hematoidin

noun
an orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice [syn: bilirubin
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