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Definition of "oxyhemoglobin" [oxyhemoglobin]

  • A bright-red chemical complex of hemoglobin and oxygen that transports oxygen to the tissues. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oxyhemoglobin" in a sentence
  • ""Blood diluted with water shows the well-known dark bands between D and E, known as the oxyhemoglobin absorption.""
  • "The goal of this study is to investigate the incidence of oxyhemoglobin desaturation (OHD) and explore its mechanisms."
  • "Methemoglobinemia is treated with methylene blue which converts methemoglobin to oxyhemoglobin."