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One entry found for hemoglobin.
Main Entry: he·mo·glo·bin
Pronunciation: primarystresshemacron-mschwa-secondarystressglomacr-bschwan
Function: noun
: a protein that contains iron, is the chief means of transporting oxygen in the body of vertebrate animals, occurs in the red blood cells, and is able to combine loosely with oxygen in regions (as the lungs) where it is in high concentration and release it in regions (as the tissues of the internal organs) where it is in low concentration

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