Carboxyhaemoglobin

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carboxyhaemoglobin or (US) carboxyhemoglobin (kɑːˌbɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn, -ˌhɛm-, kɑːˌbɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn, -ˌhɛm-)
 
n
haemoglobin coordinated with carbon monoxide, formed as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. As carbon monoxide is bound in preference to oxygen, tissues are deprived of oxygen
 
carboxyhemoglobin or (US) carboxyhemoglobin
 
n

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