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Pronunciation: he'mo-kro'mo-jen

Definition: Term originally used for combinations of ferro- or ferriporphyrins with 2 mol of a nitrogenous base or protein, pyridine ferroporphyrin.

Synonym(s): hemochrome

[hemo- + G. chroma, color, + -gen, producing]

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