hemoglobin

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anoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin anemic anoxia
hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin anemic hypoxia
orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice bilirubin , haematoidin , hematoidin
functional magnetic resonance imaging that relies on intrinsic changes in hemoglobin oxygenation blood-oxygenation level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging , BOLD FMRI
fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged Cooley's anaemia , Cooley's anemia , thalassaemia major , thalassemia major
mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus erythrocyte , RBC , red blood cell
any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin erythrocytolysin , erythrolysin , haemolysin , hemolysin
colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells globin , haematohiston , hematohiston
medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia haematinic , hematinic
lysis of erythrocytes with the release of hemoglobin haematolysis , haemolysis , hematolysis , hemolysis
presence of excessive hemoglobin in the blood plasma haemoglobinemia , hemoglobinemia
presence of hemoglobin in the urine haemoglobinuria , hemoglobinuria
granular brown substance composed of ferric oxide; left from the breakdown of hemoglobin; can be a sign of disturbed iron metabolism haemosiderin , hemosiderin
protein in plasma that binds free hemoglobin and removes it (as from wounds) hatoglobin
reddish-brown chloride of heme; produced from hemoglobin in laboratory tests for the presence of blood hemin , protohemin
anemia characterized by an increase in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin hyperchromic anaemia , hyperchromic anemia
anemia characterized by a decrease in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin hypochromic anaemia , hypochromic anemia
inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin Mediterranean anaemia , Mediterranean anemia , thalassaemia , thalassemia
hemoprotein that receives oxygen from hemoglobin and stores it in the tissues until needed myoglobin
bright red hemoglobin that is a combination of hemoglobin and oxygen from the lungs oxyhaemoglobin , oxyhemoglobin
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