myoglobin (Mb, MbCO, MbO2)Type: Term
1. The oxygen-carrying and storage protein of muscle, resembling hemoglobin but containing only one subunit and one heme as part of the molecule (rather than the four of hemoglobin), and with a molecular weight approximately one quarter that of hemoglobin.
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