Medical Dictionary

cyanomethemoglobin

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noun cy·a·no·met·he·mo·glo·bin \ˌsī-ə-ˌnō-(ˈ)met-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\
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cyanmethemoglobin

\ˌsī-ˌan-(ˈ)met-, ˌsī-ən-\play or chiefly British

cyanomethaemoglobin

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cyanmethaemoglobin

Medical Definition of cyanomethemoglobin

  1. :  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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