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carboxyhaemoglobin(kɑːˌbɒksɪˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn; -ˌhɛm-) or
(Biochemistry) haemoglobin coordinated with carbon monoxide, formed as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. As carbon monoxide is bound in preference to oxygen, tissues are deprived of oxygen