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hematoporphyrin in Medicine

hematoporphyrin

(hē′mə-tō-pôrfə-rĭn, hĭ-măt′ə-)
n.
  1. A porphyrin that does not contain iron and is formed when heme or hemoglobin is decomposed by an acid.hemoporphyrin
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