Definition of Hematoidin

1. Noun. An orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice.

Exact synonyms: Bilirubin, Haematoidin
Generic synonyms: Animal Pigment



Definition of Hematoidin

1. n. 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 hæmolutein.

Definition of Hematoidin

1. Noun. (obsolete) bilirubin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hematoidin

1. A crystalline or amorphous pigment, free from iron, formed from haematin in old blood stains, and in old hemorrhages in the body. It resembles bilirubin. When present in the corpora lutea it is called haemolutein. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hematoidin

hematocrya
hematocryal
hematocrystallin
hematocyst
hematocyte
hematocytes
hematocytopenia
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hematoencephalic
hematoencephalic barrier
hematogenesis
hematogenic
hematogenous
hematohiston
hematoid
hematoidin (current term)
hematolite
hematologic
hematological
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hematopathologists

Literary usage of Hematoidin

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1. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"BILIRUBIN (hematoidin). (Ogden.) yellow rhombic plates (Fig. ... The crystalline form of bilirubin is practically the same as that of hematoidin. ..."

2. Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical Anatomy by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"After extensive dissolution of blood in the vessels, as, for instance, after transfusion with foreign blood, hematoidin-crystals have been observed in the ..."

3. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"BILIRUBIN (hematoidin). (Ogden.) yellow rhombic plates (Fig. ... The crystalline form of bilirubin is practically the same as that of hematoidin. ..."

4. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"In dilute solution with sodium carbonate it shows four bands hematoidin.—Small amorphous particles of an orange or ni by- red color, or crystals belonging ..."

5. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1920)
"hematoidin. This ruby-red or reddish-yellow pigment is derived from blood coloring matter and like hematoporphyrin is iron free. ..."

6. A Text-book of Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods by Leonard Napoleon Boston (1905)
"hematoidin is a derivative of hemoglobin, and appears either as needles or rhombic plates which are of a light- or dark-orange hue, soluble in ether, ..."

7. Clinical urinology: A Treatise on the Urinary Aspects of Disease by Alfred Careño Croftan (1907)
"... Xanthin; Hippuric Acid; Bilirubin and hematoidin; Indigo-blue and Indigo-red; ... hematoidin ..."

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