• Definition for "haem"
    • The part of haemoglobin accountable for binding oxygen,…
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haem definition

  • noun:
    • The part of haemoglobin accountable for binding oxygen, comprises of an iron ion that binds air and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin particles; one molecule binds one molecule of air.
    • a complex purple organic pigment containing metal also atoms to which oxygen binds
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