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Related to deoxyhemoglobin: carbaminohemoglobin
hemoglobin not combined with oxygen, formed when oxyhemoglobin releases its oxygen to the tissues.
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The reduced form of hemoglobin, resulting when oxyhemoglobin loses its oxygen.
[de- + oxy- + hemoglobin]
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