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carboxyhaemoglobin

US carboxyhemoglobin

/ (kɑːˌbɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn, -ˌhɛm-) /
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noun
haemoglobin coordinated with carbon monoxide, formed as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. As carbon monoxide is bound in preference to oxygen, tissues are deprived of oxygen
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