hematochrome

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hematochrome a reddish coloring material found in some algae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hematochrome The red coloring-matter of the eye-spot or stigma of the Flagellata and other Protozoa.
    • n hematochrome The red coloring-matter of Sphærella and a few other algæ. It is contained in an oily solution instead of a chromatophore.
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