/ (ˌhiːməˈtiːɪn, ˌhɛm-) /
a dark purple water-insoluble crystalline substance obtained from logwood and used as an indicator and biological stain. Formula: C 16 H 12 O 6
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By the action of hydrogen and sulphurous acid, haematein is easily reduced to haematoxylin.