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 oxygen to the bodily tissues
Origin of oxyhemoglobinoxy- + hemoglobin
A bright-red chemical complex of hemoglobin and oxygen that transports oxygen to the tissues.
(countable and uncountable, plural oxyhemoglobins)
- (American) Alternative form of oxyhaemoglobin.