metalloporphyrin

[ mĭ-tăl′ō-pôrfə-rĭn ]

n.

A compound, such as heme, formed by the combination of a porphyrin with a metal.

Nearby words

  1. metalloenzyme,
  2. metallograph,
  3. metallography,
  4. metalloid,
  5. metallophone,
  6. metalloprotein,
  7. metallotherapy,
  8. metallothionein,
  9. metallurgist,
  10. metallurgy


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