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ˈhi mə tɪn; -ˌtin, -tɪnhematin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heme, haem, hematin, haemitin, protohemenoun

    a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds


  1. hematinnoun

    Hemoglobin with iron in ferric state.

  2. hematinnoun



  1. hematin

    Haematin (also known as hematin, ferriheme, hematosin, hydroxyhemin, oxyheme, phenodin, or oxyhemochromogen) is a dark bluish or brownish pigment containing iron in the ferric state, obtained by the oxidation of haem.Haematin inhibits the synthesis of porphyrin, and stimulates the synthesis of globin. It is a component of cytochromes and peroxidases, and is also used as a reagent.


  1. hematin

    Hematin is a dark bluish or brownish pigment that is derived from hemoglobin and released during the breakdown of red blood cells. It is also used to treat acute porphyria, a group of rare genetic disorders that affect the nervous system.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hematinnoun


  2. Hematinnoun

    a bluish black, amorphous substance containing iron and obtained from blood. It exists the red blood corpuscles united with globulin, and the form of hemoglobin or oxyhemoglobin gives to the blood its red color

  3. Etymology: [Gr. a"i^ma, a"i`matos, blood.]

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  1. Thamien

  2. ethanim

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hematin in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hematin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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