How to Pronounce heme?

Correct pronunciation for the word "heme" is [hˈiːm], [hˈiːm], [h_ˈiː_m].

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"Heme" in context

Heme is a molecule that is an important part of hemoglobin, the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen to all parts of the body. Heme is composed of an iron ion within a flat, ring-shaped molecule of protoporphyrin IX. This flat ring structure allows oxygen to bind to the molecule inside the red blood cells. Heme helps hemoglobin absorb oxygen from the lungs and carry it to cells throughout the body. Heme is found in all the body's cells and organs, including the liver, spleen, and bone marrow. It also serves as an important component in blood clotting.

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