As nouns the difference between porphyrin and hematoporphyria
is that porphyrin
is porphyrin while hematoporphyria
is (medicine) a disorder of porphyrin metabolism in which uroporphyrin and coproporphyrin are present in the tissues and urine.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(organic chemistry) Any of a class of heterocyclic compounds containing four pyrrole rings arranged in a square; they are important in biochemistry in a form with a metal atom in the central cavity (hemoglobin with iron, chlorophyll with magnesium, etc.).
(medicine) A disorder of porphyrin metabolism in which uroporphyrin and coproporphyrin are present in the tissues and urine