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methemoglobinemia

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noun met·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mia \ˌmet-ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

Definition of methemoglobinemia

  1. :  the presence of methemoglobin in the blood



Origin of methemoglobinemia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1888


Medical Dictionary

methemoglobinemia

noun met·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mia

Medical Definition of methemoglobinemia

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



Variants of methemoglobinemia

or chiefly British methaemoglobinaemia \ˌmet-ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈnē-mē-ə\play

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