from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A coloured albuminous substance in the serum from red-coloured muscles, identical with hemoglobin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A colored albuminous substance in the serum from red-colored muscles. It is identical with hemoglobin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A muscle-pigment. The common red muscle-pigment is identical with the hemoglobin of the blood. Other myochromes belong to the order of the lipochromes, and are especially abundant in certain fishes, such as the salmon and trout.


myo- + Ancient Greek for "colour". (Wiktionary)


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