carboxyhemoglobin[kär bäks′ə hē′mō glō′bin, -hem′ō-]
carboxyhemoglobin definition by Webster's New World
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a compound formed in the blood when carbon monoxide occupies the positions on the hemoglobin molecule normally taken by oxygen, resulting in cellular oxygen starvation
carboxyhemoglobin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The compound that is formed when inhaled carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin, binding more tightly than oxygen and rendering the hemoglobin incapable of transporting oxygen.
carboxyhemoglobin - Medical Definition
The compound that is formed when inhaled carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin in the blood. Also called carbon monoxide hemoglobin.