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oxyhemoglobin

[ ok-si-hee-muh-gloh-bin, -hem-uh- ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈhi məˌgloʊ bɪn, -ˈhɛm ə- /
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noun Biochemistry.

See under hemoglobin.

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Origin of oxyhemoglobin

First recorded in 1870–75; oxy-2 + hemoglobin
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Medical definitions for oxyhemoglobin

oxyhemoglobin
[ ŏk′sē-hēmə-glō′bĭn ]

n.

Hemoglobin in combination with oxygen, present in arterial blood.oxygenated hemoglobin
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Scientific definitions for oxyhemoglobin

oxyhemoglobin
[ ŏk′sē-hēmə-glō′bĭn ]

The compound formed when a molecule of hemoglobin binds with a molecule of oxygen. In vertebrate animals, oxyhemoglobin forms in the red blood cells as they take up oxygen in the lungs. See Note at hemoglobin.
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