Type: Term Pronunciation: klōr′ō-krū′ōr-in Definitions: 1. A greenish hemoglobinlike pigment found in certain worms; contains a porphyrin differing from protoporphyrin by a formyl group in place of the 2-vinyl group.
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Chlorocruorin is an oxygen-binding hemeprotein present in the blood plasma of many annelids, particularly certain marine polychaetes. Its affinity for oxygen is weaker than that of most haemoglobins. A dichromatic compound, chlorocruorin is noted for appearing green in dilute solutions, though it a...
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Chlo`ro·cru'o·rin noun [ Greek chlwro`s light green + English cruorin .] (Physiol.) A green substance, supposed to be the cause of the green color of the blood in some species of worms. Ray Lankester.
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A greenish haemoglobin-like pigment found in certain worms; contains a porphyrin differing from protoporphyrin by a formyl group in place of the 2-vinyl group. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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• (n.) A green substance, supposed to be the cause of the green color of the blood in some species of worms.
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(from the article `annelid`) ...in some polychaetes or through the rectum of aquatic oligochaetes. Although oxygen may be transported directly in the blood, it is usually carried ... The green chlorocruorins are also iron–porphyrin pigments and are found in the blood of a number of families of mar...
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