Medical Definition of Haemacyanin

1. A substance found in the blood of the octopus, which gives to it its blue colour. When deprived of oxygen it is colourless, but becomes quickly blue in contact with oxygen, and is then generally called oxyhaemacyanin. A similar blue colouring matter has been detected in small quantity in the blood of other animals and in the bile. Origin: Haema- + Gr. A dark blue substance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haemacyanin

hae
haecceities
haecceity
haed
haedine
haeing
haem
haem-
haem A-farnesyltransferase
haem a
haem c
haem oxygenase (decyclizing)
haem polymerase
haemachrome
haemachrosis
haemacyanin (current term)
haemacyte
haemacytometer
haemacytometers
haemacytozoon
haemad
haemadostenosis
haemadremometer
haemadrometer
haemadrometry
haemadromograph
haemadromometer
haemadromometry
haemadsorption
haemadsorption test

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