hemogenic he·mo·gen·ic (hē’mə-jěn’ĭk)
[hee-muh-gloh-bin, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌgloʊ bɪn, ˈhɛm ə-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. the oxygen-carrying pigment of red blood cells that gives them their red color and serves to convey oxygen to the tissues: occurs in reduced form (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood and in combination with oxygen (oxyhemoglobin) in arterial blood. Symbol: Hb. n. coloring matter in red […]
- Hemoglobin a
hemoglobin A n. Abbr. Hb A The hemoglobin present in normal adults.
- Hemoglobin c
hemoglobin C n. Abbr. Hb C An abnormal hemoglobin in which lysine has replaced glutamic acid causing reduced plasticity of the red blood cells.
- Hemoglobin c disease
hemoglobin C disease n. An inherited anemia characterized by an excessive destruction of red blood cells, an enlarged spleen, and target cells and hemoglobin C in the blood.