haematoglobulin
Hemoglobin Hem"o*glo"bin, n. [Hemo- + globe.] (Physiol.) The normal coloring matter of the red blood corpuscles of vertebrate animals. It is composed of hematin and globulin, and is also called {h[ae]matoglobulin}. In arterial blood, it is always combined with oxygen, and is then called {oxyhemoglobin}. It crystallizes under different forms from different animals, and when crystallized, is called {h[ae]matocrystallin}. See {Blood crystal}, under {Blood}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Haematoglobulin — H[ae]m a*to*glob u*lin, n. Same as {Hematoglobulin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haemoglobin — [ˌhi:mə gləʊbɪn] (US hemoglobin) noun Biochemistry a red protein containing iron, responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates. Origin C19: a contracted form of haematoglobulin, in the same sense …   English new terms dictionary

  • haemoglobin — (US hemoglobin) ► NOUN ▪ a red protein containing iron, responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates. ORIGIN a contracted form of haematoglobulin, in the same sense …   English terms dictionary

  • hemoglobin — [hē′mə glō΄bin, hem′əglō΄bin] n. [contr. (as if < HEMO ) < earlier haematoglobulin: see HEMATO & GLOBULIN] 1. the red coloring matter of the red blood corpuscles of vertebrates, a protein yielding heme and globin on hydrolysis: it carries… …   English World dictionary

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