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phycocyanin

[fahy-koh-sahy-uh-nin]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a blue protein pigment, found in algae, involved in the process of photosynthesis.

Origin of phycocyanin

First recorded in 1870–75; phyco- + cyan-1 + -in2
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