hematin

hematin

[hee-muh-tin, hem-uh-]
noun
1.
Biochemistry, heme.
2.
(loosely) hematein.
Also, hematine [hee-muh-teen, -tin, hem-uh-] .


Origin:
1810–20; hemat- + -in2

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haematin or (US) hematin (ˈhɛmətɪn, ˈhiː-, ˈhɛmətɪn, ˈhiː-)
 
n
biochem a dark bluish or brownish pigment containing iron in the ferric state, obtained by the oxidation of haem
 
hematin or (US) hematin
 
n

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hematin he·ma·tin (hē'mə-tĭn)
n.
A blue to blackish-brown compound formed in the oxidation of hemoglobin and containing ferric iron. Also called ferriheme, oxyheme, oxyhemochromogen.

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