hemoglobin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Originally hematinoglobulin, from hematin (from Ancient Greek αἷμα (haîma, blood) + -in) + -o- + globulin (from Latin globus (ball, sphere) + -in).

Noun[edit]

hemoglobin (countable and uncountable, plural hemoglobins)

  1. The iron-containing substance in red blood cells that transports oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body; it consists of a protein (globulin), and haem (a porphyrin ring with an atom of iron at its centre).

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From hemo- +‎ globin (from Latin globus)

Noun[edit]

hemoglobin n (definite singular hemoglobinet, uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) haemoglobin

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From hemo- +‎ globin (from Latin globus)

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hemoglobin n (definite singular hemoglobinet, uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) haemoglobin

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Welsh[edit]

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hemoglobin m (uncountable)

  1. hemoglobin

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
hemoglobin unchanged unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.