histohaematin

Histohaematin

His`to*h[ae]m"a*tin\, n. [Gr. "isto`s tissue + E. h[ae]matin.] (Physiol.) One of a class of respiratory pigments, widely distributed in the animal kingdom, capable of ready oxidation and reduction.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: histography
Next Definition: histoid
Words Near: histohaematin
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for histohaematin
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing histohaematin
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature