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  1. A ironless pigment derived from hemoglobin and formed within tissues, chemically similar to bilirubin.
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Examples from the Web for hematoidin

Historical Examples of hematoidin

  • Yellowish or brown, needle-like or rhombic crystals of hematoidin (Fig. 32) may be seen after hemorrhage into the bowel.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis

    James Campbell Todd

  • If serum is not absorbed, hematoidin forms and the fluid becomes clear.