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globin

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noun glo·bin \ˈglō-bən\

Definition of globin

  1. :  a colorless protein obtained by removal of heme from a conjugated protein and especially hemoglobin



Origin and Etymology of globin

International Scientific Vocabulary, from hemoglobin


First Known Use: 1877


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globin

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noun glo·bin \ˈglō-bən\

Medical Definition of globin

  1. :  a colorless protein obtained by removal of heme from a conjugated protein and especially hemoglobin




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