|carboxyhaemoglobin or (US) carboxyhemoglobin (kɑːˌbɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn, -ˌhɛm-, kɑːˌbɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn, -ˌhɛm-)|
|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|
carboxyhemoglobin car·box·y·he·mo·glo·bin (kär-bŏk'sē-hē'mə-glō'bĭn)
The compound that is formed when inhaled carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin in the blood. Also called carbon monoxide hemoglobin.