Definition of ferroprotein in English:

ferroprotein

noun

  • Any protein that contains or transports iron; especially any protein containing haem as a prosthetic group.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in William Dorland (1864–1956), obstetrician.

Pronunciation

ferroprotein

/ˌfɛrə(ʊ)ˈprəʊtiːn/