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globin

[ gloh-bin ]
/ ˈgloʊ bɪn /
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noun Biochemistry.
the protein component of hemoglobin, made up of alpha and beta chains.
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Origin of globin

1875–80; <Latin glob(us) globe, sphere + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for globin

globin
/ (ˈɡləʊbɪn) /

noun
biochem the protein component of the pigments myoglobin and haemoglobin

Word Origin for globin

C19: from Latin globus ball, sphere + -in
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