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oxymyoglobin

[ ŏk′sē-mīə-glō′bĭn ]

n.

A pigment formed by the oxidation of myoglobin.

Nearby words

oxyhemoglobin, oxyhydrogen, oxymetazoline, oxymoron, oxymorphone, oxymyoglobin, oxyneurine, oxyntic, oxyntic cell, oxyphil, oxyphil cell
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