hemosiderin

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he·mo·sid·er·in

 (hē′mō-sĭd′ər-ĭn)
n.
An insoluble protein that contains iron, is produced by phagocytic digestion of hematin that is released during hemolysis of hemoglobin, and is found as granules in most tissues, especially the liver.
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Noun1.hemosiderin - a granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism
ferric oxide - a red oxide of iron
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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he·mo·sid·er·in

n. hemosiderina, proteína insoluble que contiene hierro derivado de la hemoglobina que se almacena en los tejidos.
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