haematoin definition

  • noun:
    • A substance created through the haematin of blood, by removal of the iron through the action of concentrated sulphuric acid.
    • A substance formed through the hematin of blood, by elimination of the iron through the activity of concentrated sulphuric acid. Two like systems, known as correspondingly hæmatoporphyrin and hæmatolin, tend to be created in the same way.
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