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verdohemochrome

Pronunciation: ver'do-he'mo-krom

Definition: An intermediate stage in hemoglobin degradation to yield the bile pigments, hemoglobin yields choleglobin (verdohemoglobin) and the loss of globin leaves verdohemochrome, the precursor of biliverdin.

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