hemoprotein

[ hē′mə-prōtēn′ ]

n.

A conjugated protein containing a metal-porphyrin compound as the prosthetic group.

Nearby words

  1. hemopneumopericardium,
  2. hemopneumothorax,
  3. hemopoiesis,
  4. hemoporphyrin,
  5. hemoprecipitin,
  6. hemoptysis,
  7. hemorrhachis,
  8. hemorrhage,
  9. hemorrhagenic,
  10. hemorrhagic ascites


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