hematochrome definition

  • noun:
    • The purple coloring-matter associated with the eye-spot or stigma associated with Flagellata and other Protozoa.
    • The red coloring-matter of Sphærella and a few other algæ. It really is contained in an oily option in the place of a chromatophore.
    • a reddish coloring material found in some algae

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