Definition of globin in US English:

globin

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of various colourless basic polypeptides forming the protein component of haemoglobin, myoglobin, and related molecules.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of Anatomy and Physiology. From German Globin from classical Latin globus + German -in.

Pronunciation

globin

/ˈɡləʊbɪn/