carboxyhaemoglobin

US carboxyhemoglobin

/ (kɑːˌbɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn, -ˌhɛm-) /

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

Nearby words

  1. carbonylic,
  2. carboprost tromethamine,
  3. carborane,
  4. carborundum,
  5. carboxy-,
  6. carboxyhemoglobin,
  7. carboxyhemoglobinemia,
  8. carboxyl,
  9. carboxyl group,
  10. carboxylase

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