Meaning of metalloporphyrin in English:

metalloporphyrin

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of a group of compounds consisting of a metal ion chelated by a porphyrin, including biologically important molecules such as chlorophylls, cytochromes, and haems.

Pronunciation

metalloporphyrin

/ˌmɛtələ(ʊ)ˈpɔːf(ɪ)rɪn/ /ˌmɛt(ə)lə(ʊ)ˈpɔːf(ɪ)rɪn/ /mɪˌtalə(ʊ)ˈpɔːf(ɪ)rɪn/

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.