haemocyanin

US hemocyanin

/ (ˌhiːməʊˈsaɪənɪn) /

noun

a blue copper-containing respiratory pigment in crustaceans and molluscs that functions as haemoglobin

Nearby words

  1. haemic,
  2. haemin,
  3. haemo-,
  4. haemochrome,
  5. haemocoel,
  6. haemocyte,
  7. haemocytometer,
  8. haemodialysis,
  9. haemoflagellate,
  10. haemoglobin

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