glycohemoglobin

noun
gly·​co·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin | \ ˌglī-kō-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən How to pronounce glycohemoglobin (audio) \

Definition of glycohemoglobin

: hemoglobin a1c Glycohemoglobin is a substance produced when sugar molecules in the blood attach themselves to hemoglobin molecules, which carry oxygen through the bloodstream.Consumer Reports

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1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Glycohemoglobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycohemoglobin. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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glycohemoglobin

noun
gly·​co·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin | \ -ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən How to pronounce glycohemoglobin (audio) \

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