Hematine



[hee-muh-tin, hem-uh-] /ˈhi mə tɪn, ˈhɛm ə-/

noun
1.
Biochemistry. .
2.
(loosely) .

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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