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hematoidin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hematoidin  \Hem`a*toid"in\,  n.  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  A  crystalline  or  amorphous  pigment,  free  from  iron,  formed 
  from  hematin  in  old  blood  stains,  and  in  old  hemorrhages  in 
  the  body.  It  resembles  bilirubin.  When  present  in  the  corpora 
  lutea  it  is  called  {h[ae]molutein}. 




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