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Pronunciation: kar-bam′i-nō-hē′mō-glō′bin

Definition: Carbon dioxide bound to hemoglobin by means of a reactive amino group on the latter, Hb–NHCOOH; approximately 20% of the total content of carbon dioxide in blood is combined with hemoglobin in this manner.

Synonym(s): carbhemoglobin, carbohemoglobin

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