globin

noun glo·bin \ ˈglō-bən \

Definition of globin

: 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


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globin

noun glo·bin \ ˈglō-bən \

medical Definition of globin

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

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