Coproporphyrin vs Hematoporphyria - What's the difference?

coproporphyrin | hematoporphyria |


As nouns the difference between coproporphyrin and hematoporphyria

is that coproporphyrin is (label) any of several related porphyrin compounds found normally in feces as a decomposition product of bile pigments while hematoporphyria is (medicine) a disorder of porphyrin metabolism in which uroporphyrin and coproporphyrin are present in the tissues and urine.

coproporphyrin

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Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) Any of several related porphyrin compounds found normally in feces as a decomposition product of bile pigments
  • hematoporphyria

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    Alternative forms

    *haematoporphyria

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) A disorder of porphyrin metabolism in which uroporphyrin and coproporphyrin are present in the tissues and urine