methemoglobinemia


met·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mia

noun \ˌmet-ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

Definition of METHEMOGLOBINEMIA

:  the presence of methemoglobin in the blood

Origin of METHEMOGLOBINEMIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1888

met·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METHEMOGLOBINEMIA

: the presence of methemoglobin in the blood due to conversion of part of the hemoglobin to this inactive form

Variants of METHEMOGLOBINEMIA

met·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mia or chiefly British met·hae·mo·glo·bi·nae·mia \ˌmet-ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

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