[hee-muh-sahy-uh-nin, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈsaɪ ə nɪn, ˌhɛm ə-/

noun, Biochemistry.
a blue, copper-containing respiratory pigment in the plasma of many invertebrates.


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