- iron binding protein
- Serum beta-globulin that binds and transports iron. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A beta globulin in blood plasma capable of combining with ferric ions and transporting iron in the body -- called also siderophilin.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.