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haematoporphyrin

Definitions

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  • n. haematoin

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  • n. See hæmatoin.

Etymologies

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haemato- + Ancient Greek purple.

Examples

  • From the iron-containing red blood pigment, haemoglobin, substances can be prepared, purple in colour and free from iron, which are known as porphyrins, and the one which has been known longest of these is haematoporphyrin.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1915 - Presentation

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