Hematin
Hematin Hem"a*tin, n. [Gr. a"i^ma, a"i`matos, blood.] 1. Hematoxylin. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physiol. Chem.) A bluish black, amorphous substance containing iron and obtained from blood. It exists the red blood corpuscles united with globulin, and the form of hemoglobin or oxyhemoglobin gives to the blood its red color. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hematin — hemàtīn m <G hematína> DEFINICIJA kem. od hemoglobina dobiveno plavocrno bojilo, netopljivo u vodi, ali lako topljivo u alkalijama; boja krvi ETIMOLOGIJA grč. haimátinos: krvav ≃ hemat (o) + v. {{(glob)in>> …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • hematin — [hem′ə tin, hē′mətin] n. [ HEMAT(O) + IN1] a dark brown or blackish hydroxide of heme, C34H32N4O4·FeOH, obtained by the decomposition of hemoglobin …   English World dictionary

  • hematin — Haematoxylin H[ae]m a*tox y*lin ( t[o^]ks [i^]*l[i^]n), n. [See {H[ae]matoxylon}.] (Chem.) The coloring principle of logwood. It is obtained as a yellow crystalline substance, {C16H14O6}, with a sweetish taste. Formerly called also {hematin}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hematin — Heme in which the iron is Fe(III) (Fe3+); the prosthetic group of methemoglobin. SYN: ferriheme, hematosin, hydroxyhemin, oxyheme, oxyhemochromogen, phenodin. h …   Medical dictionary

  • hematin — hematinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Hemo oksidacijos produktas, turintis Fe(III). atitikmenys: angl. hematin rus. гематин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hematin — noun Date: 1845 a brownish black or bluish black derivative C34H33N4O5Fe of oxidized heme; also any of several similar compounds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hematin — /hee meuh tin, hem euh /, n. 1. Biochem. heme. 2. (loosely) hematein. Also, hematine /hee meuh teen , tin, hem euh /. [1810 20; HEMAT + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • hematin — noun a) Hemoglobin with iron in ferric state. b) Hemin …   Wiktionary

  • hematin — n. pigment derived from oxidized hemoglobin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hematin — hem·a·tin …   English syllables

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