Definition of Carboxyhaemoglobin

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of carboxyhemoglobin) ¹

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Medical Definition of Carboxyhaemoglobin

1. A blood test which is performed on an arterial specimen and is a measurement of the amount of carbon monoxide which is present and bound to haemoglobin. This is an important test to diagnosis carbon monoxide toxicity (smoke inhalation). Normal carboxyhaemoglobin may be from 3% to as high as 12% in heavy smokers. Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning begin at about 20% carboxyhaemoglobin. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carboxyhaemoglobin

carboximidoyls
carboxin
carboxy
carboxy-
carboxy-lyases
carboxy-terminal domain kinase
carboxy terminal
carboxycathepsin
carboxydipeptidase
carboxydismutase
carboxydotroph
carboxydotrophs
carboxyethyl
carboxyfluorescein
carboxyfluoroscein
carboxyhaemoglobin (current term)
carboxyhemoglobin
carboxyhemoglobinaemia
carboxykinase
carboxykinases
carboxyl
carboxyl-terminal residue
carboxyl and carbamoyl transferases
carboxyl group
carboxyl methyltransferase
carboxyl methyltransferases
carboxyl terminal
carboxylase
carboxylases
carboxylate

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