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noun as in blood

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The volunteers continued using insulin while their blood was checked for changes to T cells and levels of hemoglobin A1c, or HbA1c, which tells how well-controlled glucose is in the blood.

Three years later, that group experienced drops in blood glucose, as measured by hemoglobin A1c.

At this pace, it will burn through its deep reserve of oxygen—provided by extra-large volumes of blood and hemoglobin—more slowly.

Targeting sickle hemoglobin directly has proved problematic given the large abundance of hemoglobin in the blood that would potentially require modification.

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The next parameter is tissue oxygenation in the leg muscles, as measured with near-infrared spectroscopy, which basically involves shining infrared light through the skin and measuring how much is absorbed by oxygen-rich hemoglobin.

A single drop of a less-than-lily-white ancestral hemoglobin somewhere along the line?

A red blood cell having no hemoglobin is also called a ghost.

You can't fully understand how hemoglobin molecules interact until you've seen them depicted through a classical pas de deux.

In both conditions chemic tests will show hemoglobin, but in the latter the microscope will reveal the presence of red corpuscles.

In the lungs hemoglobin forms a loose combination with oxygen, which it readily gives up when it reaches the tissues.

Increase of hemoglobin, or hyperchromemia, is uncommon, and is probably more apparent than real.

Clinical study of the blood may be discussed under the following heads: I. Hemoglobin.

In mild cases a slight decrease of hemoglobin is the only blood change noted.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hemoglobin, such as: juice, claret, clot, gore, plasma, and cruor.

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