oxyhemoglobin


oxy·he·mo·glo·bin

noun \ˌäk-si-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\

Definition of OXYHEMOGLOBIN

:  hemoglobin loosely combined with oxygen that it releases to the tissues

Origin of OXYHEMOGLOBIN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1873

oxy·he·mo·glo·bin

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OXYHEMOGLOBIN

: hemoglobin loosely combined with oxygen that it releases to the tissues

Variants of OXYHEMOGLOBIN

oxy·he·mo·glo·bin or chiefly British oxy·hae·mo·glo·bin \ˌäk-si-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\

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