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Meaning of globulin by Wiktionary Dictionary

globulin


    Noun

    globulin ( uncountable )

    1. ( biochemistry ) A protein found in blood and various other structures; one of the two parts of hæmoglobin .

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Explanation of globulin by Wordnet Dictionary

globulin


    Noun
    1. a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed



    Definition of globulin by GCIDE Dictionary

    globulin


    1. Globulin n. [From Globule: cf. F. globuline.] ( Phisiol. Chem. ) An albuminous body, insoluble in water, but soluble in dilute solutions of salt. It is present in the red blood corpuscles united with hæmatin to form hæmoglobin. It is also found in the crystalline lens of the eye, and in blood serum, and is sometimes called crystallin. In the plural the word is applied to a group of proteid substances such as vitellin, myosin, fibrinogen, etc., all insoluble in water, but soluble in dilute salt solutions.