Definition of metalloprotein in English:

metalloprotein

Pronunciation /ˌmɛtələ(ʊ)ˈprəʊtiːn/ /ˌmɛt(ə)lə(ʊ)ˈprəʊtiːn/ /mɪˌtalə(ʊ)ˈprəʊtiːn/

noun

Biochemistry
  • A protein that contains a metal atom as an essential part of its structure.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in American Naturalist.