carbaminohemoglobin

noun

carb·​ami·​no·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin ˌkärb-ə-ˌmē-(ˌ)nō-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən How to pronounce carbaminohemoglobin (audio)
variants also carbhemoglobin or carbohemoglobin
: 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. Hsia, The New England Journal of Medicine

Dictionary Entries Near carbaminohemoglobin

Cite this Entry

“Carbaminohemoglobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carbaminohemoglobin. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!