Meaning of ommin in English:

ommin

Pronunciation /ˈɒmɪn/

noun

(also ommine)
Biochemistry
  • Any of the group of sulphur-containing ommochromes characterized by stronger colours, greater stability to alkalis, and higher molecular weights than ommatins.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Biological Abstracts. From German Ommin from ancient Greek ὄμμα eye + German -in.