- 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).
Terms derived from hemoglobin
the iron-containing substance in red blood cells that transports oxygen
- hemoglobin in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- hemoglobin in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- hemoglobin at OneLook Dictionary Search
hemoglobin m (uncountable)
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