carboxyhemoglobin

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car·box·y·he·mo·glo·bin

 (kär-bŏk′sē-hē′mə-glō′bĭn)
n.
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.
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car·box·y·he·mo·glo·bin

n. carboxihemoglobina, combinación de monóxido de carbono y hemoglobina que desplaza el oxígeno e interrumpe la función oxidante de la sangre.
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