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carboxyhemoglobin car·box·y·he·mo·glo·bin (kär-bŏk’sē-hē’mə-glō’bĭn)
The compound that is formed when inhaled carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin in the blood. Also called carbon monoxide hemoglobin.


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