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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\
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carbhemoglobin

\(ˈ)kärb-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\ play or

carbohemoglobin

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Medical Definition of carbaminohemoglobin

  1. :  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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