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hematin

[hee-muh-tin, hem-uh-]
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noun
  1. Biochemistry. heme.
  2. (loosely) hematein.
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Also he·ma·tine [hee-muh-teen, -tin, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌtin, -tɪn, ˈhɛm ə-/.

Origin of hematin

First recorded in 1810–20; hemat- + -in2
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hematin in Medicine

hematin

(hēmə-tĭn)
n.
  1. A blue to blackish-brown compound formed in the oxidation of hemoglobin and containing ferric iron.ferriheme oxyheme oxyhemochromogen
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