meaning of Carboxyhemoglobinemia

Carboxyhemoglobinemia meaning in Medical Dictionary

the clear presence of carboxyhemoglobin when you look at the blood. Carboxyhemoglobin, hemoglobin that includes carbon monoxide bound to it, is created in carbon monoxide poisoning, as from exhaust (like from a car, truck, motorboat or generator), smoke from a fire, or tobacco smoke.