carboprost tromethamine car·bo·prost tromethamine (kär’bō-prŏst’)
A prostaglandin used as an abortifacient and in the treatment of refractory postpartum bleeding.
any of various abrasives or refractories of silicon carbide, fused alumina, and other materials. Historical Examples Emery, Carborundum and alundum wheels are developed from the grindstone of the distant past. Inventors at Work George Iles The Carborundum brick was selected on account of its hardness. Concrete Construction Halbert P. Gillette Carborundum or crystolon is also […]
a combining form representing carboxyl in compound words: carboxypeptidase.
noun haemoglobin coordinated with carbon monoxide, formed as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. As carbon monoxide is bound in preference to oxygen, tissues are deprived of oxygen
carboxyhemoglobin carboxyhemoglobin 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 in the blood. Also called carbon monoxide hemoglobin.