oxyhemoglobin

noun
oxy·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin | \ ˌäk-si-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən How to pronounce oxyhemoglobin (audio) \

Definition of oxyhemoglobin

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

First Known Use of oxyhemoglobin

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Oxyhemoglobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxyhemoglobin. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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oxyhemoglobin

noun
oxy·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin
variants: or chiefly British oxyhaemoglobin \ ˌäk-​si-​ˈhē-​mə-​ˌglō-​bən How to pronounce oxyhemoglobin (audio) \

Medical Definition of oxyhemoglobin

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

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