hemofuscin

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hemofuscin

 [he″mo-fūs´in]
a brownish-yellow pigment resulting from hemoglobin decomposition; it gives urine a deep ruddy color.

he·mo·fus·cin

(hē'mō-fŭs'in),
A brown pigment derived from hemoglobin that occurs in urine occasionally along with hemosiderin, usually indicative of increased red blood cell destruction; occurs also in the liver with hemosiderin in cases of hemochromatosis.

hemofuscin

/he·mo·fus·cin/ (-fūs´in) a brownish-yellow hematogenous pigment resulting from hemoglobin decomposition, sometimes seen in the urine.

he·mo·fus·cin

(hē'mō-fŭs'in)
A brown pigment derived from hemoglobin, which occurs in urine occasionally along with hemosiderin; usually indicative of increased red blood cell destruction; occurs also in the liver with hemosiderin in cases of hemochromatosis.
Synonym(s): haemofuscin.

hemofuscin

a brownish-yellow pigment resulting from hemoglobin decomposition; it gives urine a deep ruddy color.