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  • noun (Physiol.) A red-colored respiratory pigment found associated with hemoglobin in the muscle tissue of a large number of animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate.

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  • noun biology A red-coloured respiratory pigment found associated with haemoglobin in the muscle tissue of many animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate.

Etymologies

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myo- +‎ haematin

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