oxyhemoglobin[äk′si hē′mō glō′bin]
oxyhemoglobin definition by Webster's New World
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the bright-red substance that is found in the arterial blood, formed in the lungs by the loose union of hemoglobin with oxygen: it delivers its oxygen to the body tissues
Origin: oxy- plush hemoglobin
oxyhemoglobin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A bright-red chemical complex of hemoglobin and oxygen that transports oxygen to the tissues.
oxyhemoglobin - Medical Definition
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Hemoglobin in combination with oxygen, present in arterial blood. Also called oxygenated hemoglobin.
oxyhemoglobin - Science Definition
The compound formed when a molecule of hemoglobin binds with a molecule of oxygen. In vertebrate animals, oxyhemoglobin forms in the red blood cells as they take up oxygen in the lungs. See Note at hemoglobin.