n. (Biochemistry) hemoglobin found in the muscles (also myoglobin)

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  • myohemoglobin — SYN: myoglobin. * * * myo·he·mo·glo·bin or chiefly Brit myo·hae·mo·glo·bin hē mə .glō bən n MYOGLOBIN * * * myo·he·mo·glo·bin (mi″o heґmo glo″bin) myoglobin …   Medical dictionary

  • myohemoglobin — myo·hemoglobin …   English syllables

  • myohemoglobin — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary my + hemoglobin : myoglobin …   Useful english dictionary

  • myoglobin — The oxygen carrying and storage protein of muscle, resembling blood hemoglobin in function but containing only one subunit and one heme as part of the molecule (rather than the four of hemoglobin), and with a molecular w …   Medical dictionary

  • myoglobin — n. [Gr. mys, muscle; L. globus, ball] A type of hemoglobin occurring in muscle cells concerned with oxygen transport and storage; also called myohemoglobin …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • myoglobin — /muy euh gloh bin, muy euh gloh /, n. Biochem. hemoglobin of muscle, weighing less and carrying more oxygen and less carbon monoxide than blood hemoglobin. Also, myohemoglobin /muy euh hee meuh gloh bin, hem euh /. [1920 25; MYO + GLOBIN] * * * ▪ …   Universalium

  • MHb — methemoglobin; myohemoglobin …   Medical dictionary

  • myoglobin — n. (Biochemistry) hemoglobin found in the muscles (also myohemoglobin) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myoglobinuria — n. presence of myohemoglobin in the urine (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • MHb — • methemoglobin; • myohemoglobin …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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