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haemoglobin

(ˌhiːməʊˈɡləʊbɪn; ˌhɛm-) or

hemoglobin

n
(Biochemistry) a conjugated protein, consisting of haem and the protein globin, that gives red blood cells their characteristic colour. It combines reversibly with oxygen and is thus very important in the transportation of oxygen to tissues. See also oxyhaemoglobin
[C19: shortened from haematoglobulin, from haematin + globulin the two components]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haemoglobin - 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
هيموغلوبين
hemoglobin
hæmoglobin
hemoglobin
blóîrauîi
hemoglobinas
hemoglobīns
hemoglobín
hemoglobin

haemoglobin

hemoglobin (US) [ˌhiːməʊˈgləʊbɪn] Nhemoglobina f

haemoglobin

[ˌhiːməˈgləʊbɪn] hemoglobin (US) nhémoglobine f

haemoglobin

, (US) hemoglobin

haemoglobin

hemoglobin (Am) [ˌhiːməʊˈgləʊbɪn] nemoglobina

haemoglobin

(American) hemoglobin (hiːməˈgloubin) noun
the oxygen-carrying substance in red blood cells.
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An important assessment of maternal nutrition has been since a long time the measurement of the haemoglobin levels to rule out anaemia due to iron, folate or vitamin B12 deficiency.
Vaulont, "Inflammation and its impact on anaemia in chronic kidney disease: from haemoglobin variability to hyporesponsiveness," NDT Plus, vol.
Laboratory diagnosis of sickle cell anemia involves phenotypic testing for the presence of the sickle haemoglobin and genetic analysis.
Lehmann, "Haemoglobin Sherwood Forest [beta]104 (G6) Arg [right arrow] Thr," FEBS Letters, vol.
Haemoglobin binds with oxygen to form oxyhaemoglobin, a compound that gives oxygenated blood its bright red colour.
International collaborative assessment study of the AHD575 method for the measurement of blood haemoglobin, La Revue de Sante de la Mediterranee orientale.
Haemoglobin-D, Los Angeles or Haemoglobin D-Punjab is not a rare variant of haemoglobin worldwide especially in Punjab, North western India, and South Asian continent.
Haemoglobin concentration for the diagnosis of anemia and assessment of severity.
Under stable conditions, we would be 95% certain that a repeat haemoglobin measurement using the Pronto-7(R) co-oximeter would lie within 0.82 g/dl of the previous reading, compared to 1.7 g/dl for the HemoCue(R) 201+."
Glucosylation of human haemoglobin A in red blood cells studied in vivo: kinetics of the formation and dissociation of haemoglobin A1c.
Carrell, "Variations in the structure of human haemoglobin: with particular reference to the unstable haemoglobins," British Medical Bulletin, vol.
Washington, Dec 09 ( ANI ): Researchers have manipulated key biological events in adult blood cells to produce a form of haemoglobin normally absent after the newborn period.