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Iron-containing, oxygen-binding proteins in some worms, with molecular weights approximately that of haemoglobin but differing from haemoglobin in that the molecules do not contain porphyrin groups. Oxygenated haemrythrins is oxyhemerythrin.

Origin: g. Haima, blood, _ g. Erythros, red, _ -in

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