from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The red coloring matter of blood-corpuscles. It may be obtained in the form of a brick-red powder. Now called hemoglobin (which see).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol.) The coloring matter of the blood in the living animal; hæmoglobin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biology The colouring matter of the blood in the living animal; haemoglobin.


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