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Medical Term:

chlorocruorin

Pronunciation: klor'o-kru'or-in

Definition: A greenish hemoglobinlike pigment found in certain worms; contains a porphyrin differing from protoporphyrin by a formyl group in place of the 2-vinyl group.

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