uroerythrin

Uroerythrin

U`ro*e*ryth"rin\, n. [See 1st Uro-, and Erythrin.] (Physiol. Chem.) A reddish urinary pigment, considered as the substance which gives to the urine of rheumatism its characteristic color. It also causes the red color often seen in deposits of urates.
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