glycohemoglobin

noun gly·co·he·mo·glo·bin \ ˌglī-kō-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən \

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.
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First Known Use of glycohemoglobin

1978

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glycohemoglobin

noun gly·co·he·mo·glo·bin \ -ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən \

medical Definition of glycohemoglobin


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