deoxy-


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desoxy-

 
older form for deoxy-.

deoxy-

(dē-oks'ē),
Prefix to chemical names of substances that indicates replacement of an -OH by an H. The older desoxy- has been retained in some instances.

deoxy-

chemical prefix designating a compound containing one less oxygen atom than the reference substance; see also words beginning desoxy-.

deoxy-, desoxy-

prefix meaning "containing a decreased amount of oxygen": deoxygenation, desoxymorphine, desoxyribose.

deoxy-

Prefix denoting removal of an oxygen atom from a molecule.

deoxy-

a chemical prefix designating a compound containing one less atom of oxygen than the reference substance. For words beginning thus, see also those beginning desoxy-.
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Only three forms of haemoglobin are considered: oxy-, deoxy-, and carbamino-haemoglobin.
Of all the possible impacts on haemoglobin composition due to metabolic activity, only the transitions amongst oxy-, deoxy-, and carbamino-haemoglobin are considered.
An advantage of spectrophotometric measurements is that they are self-calibrating in the sense that a spectral deconvolution yields quantitative information on the hematocrit and the relative concentration of deoxy- and oxy-haemoglobin during the early stages of the blood culture.
In the transition from deoxy- to oxy-Hb, large structural changes take place at the [[alpha].