Meaning of globulin
Pronunciation: (glob'yu-lin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
- any of a group of proteins, as myosin, occurring in plant and animal tissue, insoluble in pure water but soluble in dilute salt solutions and coagulable by heat.
- any of several groups of blood plasma proteins, divided into fractions, as alpha, beta, or gamma globulin, depending on electrophoretic mobility.
- globulin (Thesaurus)