Definition of globulose in US English:

globulose

noun

Biochemistry
historical
  • Any of a class of proteins (the proteoses) formed by the decomposition of a globulin by the action of pepsin.

adjective

  • Globulous.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Globulose from Globulin + -ose<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in James Parkinson (1755–1824), surgeon and palaeontologist. From globule + -ose, originally after scientific Latin globulosus.