methemoglobinemia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1888 the presence of methemoglobin in the blood

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  • methemoglobinemia — methemoglobinemia. См. метгемоглобинемия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • Methemoglobinemia — The presence in the blood of methemoglobin, a form of hemoglobin that is useless for carrying oxygen and delivering it to tissues throughout the human body. Since hemoglobin is the key carrier of oxygen in the blood, its replacement by… …   Medical dictionary

  • methemoglobinemia — methemoglobinemija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kūdikių liga, atsirandanti dėl methemoglobino, galinčio susidaryti vartojant nitratų turintį vandenį, pertekliaus kraujyje. atitikmenys: angl. methaemoglobinaemia;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • methemoglobinemia — noun A form of toxic anemia characterized by the presence of methemoglobin in the blood …   Wiktionary

  • methemoglobinemia — met·hemoglobinemia …   English syllables

  • methemoglobinemia — |met+ noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary methemoglobin + New Latin emia : the presence of methemoglobin in the blood due to conversion of part of the hemoglobin to this inactive form …   Useful english dictionary

  • acquired methemoglobinemia — methemoglobinemia caused by exposure to a toxic chemical or drug; many different agents have been implicated, including nitrate and nitrite compounds, sulfonamides, and aniline dyes. Called also toxic m …   Medical dictionary

  • congenital methemoglobinemia — hereditary methemoglobinemia any of several rare types caused by inherited conditions. Deficiency of cytochrome b5 reductase is an autosomal recessive condition that may be either confined to the erythrocytes and relatively symptom free or… …   Medical dictionary

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