methemoglobinemia

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

Definition of methemoglobinemia

:the presence of methemoglobin in the blood

Origin and Etymology of methemoglobinemia

New Latin


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methemoglobinemia

noun met·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mia
variants: or chiefly British methaemoglobinaemia play \ˌmet-ˌhē-mə-ˌglō-bə-ˈnē-mē-ə\

medical Definition of methemoglobinemia

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

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