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 \ (ˈ)kärb-​ˈhē-​mə-​ˌglō-​bən How to pronounce carbaminohemoglobin (audio) \ or carbohemoglobin \ ˌkär-​(ˌ)bō-​ How to pronounce carbaminohemoglobin (audio) \

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. Hsia, The New England Journal of Medicine, 22 Jan. 1998

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“Carbaminohemoglobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carbaminohemoglobin. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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