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British Dictionary definitions for oxyhaemoglobin

oxyhaemoglobin

US oxyhemoglobin

noun
  1. biochem the bright red product formed when oxygen from the lungs combines with haemoglobin in the blood
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  • The greatest dissociation of oxyhaemoglobin occurs as the oxygen tension falls from about 40 to 20 mm.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1

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  • In association with this, oxyhaemoglobin has a typical bright red colour, whereas haemoglobin is dark purple.


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