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cyanmethemoglobin

Pronunciation: si'an-met-he'mo-glo'bin

Definition: A relatively nontoxic compound of cyanide with methemoglobin, which is formed when methylene blue is administered in cases of cyanide poisoning.

Synonym(s): cyanide methemoglobin

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