porphyrinogen

[ pôr′fə-rĭnə-jən, -jĕn′ ]

n.

Any of the intermediates in the biosynthesis of heme.

Nearby words

  1. porphobilinogen,
  2. porphyrean,
  3. porphyria,
  4. porphyria cutanea tarda,
  5. porphyrin,
  6. porphyrinuria,
  7. porphyrite,
  8. porphyritic,
  9. porphyrization,
  10. porphyrize


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