Hemoglobin in which the iron is bound to carbon monoxide(CO) instead of oxygen.
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Carboxyhemoglobin: Hemoglobin that has carbon monoxide instead of the normal oxygen bound to it. Carbon monoxide has a much great affinity than oxygen for hemoglobin. Carboxyhemoglobin is formed in carbon monoxide poisoning. The source of the carbon monoxide may be exhaust (such as from a car, truck...
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<chemical> Chemical name: Haemoglobins, carbonyl- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(kahr-bok″se-he´mo-glo″bin) hemoglobin in which the sites usually bound to oxygen are bound to carbon monoxide, which has an affinity for hemoglobin over 200 times that of oxygen. See carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Carboxyhemoglobin (British English: Carboxyhaemoglobin) (COHb) is a stable complex of carbon monoxide and hemoglobin that forms in red blood cells when carbon monoxide is inhaled or produced in normal metabolism. Large quantities of it hinder delivery of oxygen to the body. Tobacco smoking (through...
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(HbCO) Type: Term Pronunciation: kar-bok′sē-hē′mō-glō′bin Definitions: 1. A fairly stable union of carbon monoxide with hemoglobin. The formation of carboxyhemoglobin prevents the normal transfer of carbon dioxide and oxygen during the circulation of bloo...
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