Definitions for haem
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heme, haem, hematin, haemitin, protoheme(noun)
a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
The component of haemoglobin responsible for binding oxygen, consists of an iron ion that binds oxygen and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin molecules; one molecule binds one molecule of oxygen.
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