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cyanomethemoglobin

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noun cy·a·no·met·he·mo·glo·bin \ ˌsī-ə-ˌnō-(ˈ)met-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən \
variants: or cyanmethemoglobin play \ˌsī-ˌan-(ˈ)met-, ˌsī-ən-\ 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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