Definition of Hematoidin. Meaning of Hematoidin. Synonyms of Hematoidin

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Definition of Hematoidin

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.

Meaning of Hematoidin from wikipedia

- Rudolf Virchow in 1847 recognized hematoidin to be identical to bilirubin. It is not always distinguished from hematoidin, which one modern dictionary defines...