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hematoporphyrin

 [he″mah-to-por´fĭ-rin]
a hematogenous pigment that is an iron-free derivative of heme, a product of the decomposition of hemoglobin.
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he·ma·to·por·phy·rin

(hē'mă-tō-pōr'fi-rin, hem'ă-),
A dark red, almost purple, porphyrin resulting from the decomposition of hemoglobin; chemical composition is that of heme with the iron removed and the two vinyl (-CH=CH2) groups hydrated to hydroxyethyl (-CH(OH)-CH3).
Synonym(s): hemoporphyrin
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he·ma·to·por·phy·rin

(hē'mă-tō-pōr'fir-in)
A porphyrin resulting from the decomposition of hemoglobin; chemical composition is that of heme with the iron removed and the two vinyl groups hydrated to hydroxyethyl.
Synonym(s): hemoporphyrin, haematoporphyrin.
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