[ hee-muh-tin, hem-uh- ]
/ ˈhi mə tɪn, ˈhɛm ə- /


Biochemistry. heme.
(loosely) hematein.

Nearby words

  1. hematemesis,
  2. hematencephalon,
  3. hemathermal,
  4. hematic,
  5. hematidrosis,
  6. hematin chloride,
  7. hematine,
  8. hematinemia,
  9. hematinic,
  10. hematite

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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Medicine definitions for hematine


[ hēmə-tĭn ]


A blue to blackish-brown compound formed in the oxidation of hemoglobin and containing ferric iron.ferriheme oxyheme oxyhemochromogen

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