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haemin

/ˈhiːmɪn/
noun
1.
(biochem) haematin chloride; insoluble reddish-brown crystals formed by the action of hydrochloric acid on haematin in a test for the presence of blood
Word Origin
C20: from haemo- + -in
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  • If the stains were produced by blood, a microscopic examination of the residue will reveal the presence of haemin crystals.

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