- Carbon dioxide bound to hemoglobin by means of a reactive amino group on the latter, i.e., Hb–NHCOOH; approximately 20% of the total content of carbon dioxide in blood is combined with hemoglobin in this manner. SYN: carbhemoglobin, carbohemoglobin.
* * *carb·ami·no·he·mo·glo·bin or chiefly Brit carb·ami·no·hae·mo·glo·bin .kärb-ə-.mē-(.)nō-'hē-mə-.glō-bən n CARBHEMOGLOBIN
* * *car·bam·i·no·he·mo·glo·bin (kahr-bam″ĭ-no-heґmo-glo″bin) a chemical combination of carbon dioxide with hemoglobin, CO2HHb, being one of the forms in which carbon dioxide exists in the blood. Called also carbhemoglobin and carbohemoglobin.
Medical dictionary. 2011.