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Pronunciation: he'ma-tin, hem'a-

Definition: Heme in which the iron is Fe(III); the prosthetic group of methemoglobin.

Synonym(s): ferriheme, hematosin, hydroxyhemin, oxyheme, oxyhemochromogen, phenodin

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