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 or chiefly British cyanomethaemoglobin or cyanmethaemoglobin
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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