oxyhaemoglobin

NOUN
  1. the bright red hemoglobin that is a combination of hemoglobin and oxygen from the lungs
    oxyhemoglobin transports oxygen to the cells of the body
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How To Use oxyhaemoglobin In A Sentence

  • Oxygen from the lungs combines with iron and is necessary for the creation of oxyhaemoglobin or oxygenated erythrocytes.
  • Fortunately it combines with the haemoglobin to form oxyhaemoglobin, thus maintaining a steep concentration gradient.
  • At the very least, oxyhaemoglobin saturation should be documented before and intermittently during oxygen therapy.
  • What happens is the CO combines with the haemoglobin in the blood to form the relatively stable carboxyhaemoglobin and renders the blood ineffectual as an oxygen carrier.
  • The presence of carboxyhaemoglobin also diminishes the oxygen held by the normal haemoglobin, which further compounds the hypoxic effect.
  • Fortunately it combines with the haemoglobin to form oxyhaemoglobin, thus maintaining a steep concentration gradient.
  • When haemoglobin mixes with carbon monoxide it produces a compound called carboxyhaemoglobin.
  • If someone has the symptoms of CO poisoning, a blood sample will be taken to check the amount of carboxyhaemoglobin in the blood.
  • Pulse oximetry cannot differentiate between oxyhaemoglobin and carboxyhaemoglobin, and may therefore give normal results.
  • The presence of carboxyhaemoglobin also diminishes the oxygen held by the normal haemoglobin, which further compounds the hypoxic effect.
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