hemin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hē'min), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. the typical, microscopic reddish-brown crystals, CHNOFeCl, resulting when a sodium chloride crystal, a drop of glacial acetic acid, and some blood are heated on a slide: used to indicate the presence of blood. Also called
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