cyanomethemoglobin

noun
cy·​a·​no·​met·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin | \ ˌsī-ə-ˌnō-(ˈ)met-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən How to pronounce cyanomethemoglobin (audio) \
variants: or cyanmethemoglobin \ ˌsī-​ˌan-​(ˈ)met-​, ˌsī-​ən-​ How to pronounce cyanmethemoglobin (audio) \ or chiefly British cyanomethaemoglobin or cyanmethaemoglobin

Medical Definition of cyanomethemoglobin

: a bright red crystalline compound formed by the action of hydrogen cyanide on methemoglobin in the cold or on oxyhemoglobin at body temperature

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“Cyanomethemoglobin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cyanmethemoglobin. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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