hematin definition

  • noun:
    • A blue to blackish-brown element, C34H32N4O4·FeOH, formed within the decomposition of hemoglobin.
    • Hemoglobin with metal in ferric state.
    • Hemin.
    • Hematoxylin.
    • A bluish black, amorphous material containing iron and obtained from bloodstream. It is present the purple bloodstream corpuscles united with globulin, and form of hemoglobin or oxyhemoglobin offers towards the blood its red colorization.
    • A brown amorphous material produced by hemoglobin in the bloodstream, additionally developing scales of a bluish-black color with a metallic luster.
    • identical to hematoxylin.
    • Additionally spelled hematine, hæmatine.
    • a complex purple organic pigment containing iron also atoms to which oxygen binds

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