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carbaminohemoglobin

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noun carb·ami·no·he·mo·glo·bin \ ˌkärb-ə-ˌmē-(ˌ)nō-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən \
variants: also carbhemoglobin play \(ˈ)kärb-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\ or carbohemoglobin play \ˌkär-(ˌ)bō-\

medical Definition of carbaminohemoglobin

:a compound of hemoglobin with carbon dioxide
  • About 80 percent of the output of carbon dioxide from tissue is transported as bicarbonate, 10 percent as carbaminohemoglobin, and 10 percent in physical solution.
  • —Connie C.W. HsiaThe New England Journal of Medicine22 Jan. 1998

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