a calcareous deposit occurring upon ocean beds and consisting mainly of the shells of dead foraminifers, especially globigerina.
[gloh-bin] /ˈgloʊ bɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. the protein component of hemoglobin, made up of alpha and beta chains. /ˈɡləʊbɪn/ noun 1. (biochem) the protein component of the pigments myoglobin and haemoglobin globin glo·bin (glō’bĭn) n. The protein that is a constituent of hemoglobin. Also called hematohiston.
/ˈɡləʊbɪʃ/ noun 1. a simplified version of English used by non-native speakers, consisting of the most common words and phrases only
noun A global police officer, esp a government or group of governments that seeks to order and pacify the world: No globocop, however powerful, can force implacable enemies to cry uncle [1990s+; probably based on robocop]
- Globoid cell leukodystrophy
globoid cell leukodystrophy glo·boid cell leukodystrophy (glō’boid’) n. An inherited metabolic encephalopathy of infancy with rapidly progressive cerebral degeneration, massive loss of myelin, severe astrocytic gliosis, and infiltration of the white matter with characteristic multinucleate globoid cells. Also called Krabbe’s disease.