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carboxyhemoglobin

noun car·boxy·he·mo·glo·bin

Medical Definition of CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

:  a very stable combination of hemoglobin and carbon monoxide formed in the blood when carbon monoxide is inhaled with resulting loss of ability of the blood to combine with oxygen

Variants of CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

car·boxy·he·mo·glo·bin or chiefly British car·boxy·hae·mo·glo·bin \(ˌ)kär-ˌbäk-sē-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\

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