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- n. The form of haemoglobin, loosely combined with oxygen, present in arterial and capillary blood.
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- n. See hemoglobin.
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- n. the bright red hemoglobin that is a combination of hemoglobin and oxygen from the lungs
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Oxygen joins to the haemoglobin to form oxyhaemoglobin, which allows it to be transported around the body.