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Definition 1: a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where haemoglobin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fish have simpler hemoglobin than mammals

Synonyms for haemoglobin in the sense of this definition

(haemoglobin is a kind of ...) a conjugated protein linked to a compound of iron and porphyrin

(... is a kind of haemoglobin ) the bright red hemoglobin that is a combination of hemoglobin and oxygen from the lungs

"oxyhemoglobin transports oxygen to the cells of the body"

(haemoglobin is made of the substance ...) a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds

(haemoglobin is made of the substance ...) a colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells

(... is made of the substance haemoglobin) a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus

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