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Hb

abbr.
1. Bible Habakkuk
2. hemoglobin

HB

abbr.
1. Brinell hardness number
2. halfback

Hb

symbol for
(Biochemistry) haemoglobin

HB

(on Brit pencils) symbol for
(Art Terms) hard-black: denoting a medium-hard lead. Compare H5, B9

h.b.


Football.
halfback.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hb - a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues; "fish have simpler hemoglobin than mammals"
erythrocyte, RBC, red blood cell - a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
haemoprotein, hemoprotein - a conjugated protein linked to a compound of iron and porphyrin
oxyhaemoglobin, oxyhemoglobin - the bright red hemoglobin that is a combination of hemoglobin and oxygen from the lungs; "oxyhemoglobin transports oxygen to the cells of the body"
haem, haemitin, hematin, heme, protoheme - a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
globin, haematohiston, hematohiston - a colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells
Translations

HB

adj (on pencil) → HB
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After completing an apprenticeship with the Royal Navy, he acquired extensive knowledge of building services installation and maintenance at several businesses before forming HBS.