(biochem) haematin chloride; insoluble reddish-brown crystals formed by the action of hydrochloric acid on haematin in a test for the presence of blood


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    Chiefly British. 1. variant of : haemoglobin. combining form 1. denoting blood: haemophobia Also haemato-, (US) hemo-, (US) hema-, (US) hem- haemo- pref. Variant of hemo-.

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    /ˈhiːməˌkrəʊm; ˈhɛm-/ noun 1. a blood pigment, such as haemoglobin, that carries oxygen

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    /ˈhiːməˌsiːl/ noun 1. the body cavity of many invertebrates, including arthropods and molluscs, developed from part of the blood system

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    /ˌhiːməʊˈsaɪənɪn/ noun 1. a blue copper-containing respiratory pigment in crustaceans and molluscs that functions as haemoglobin

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