Hemoglobin

Hemoglobin

How oxygen is carried to cells in the body

Hemoglobin is the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen. Oxygen from the lungs binds to hemoglobin molecules and is carried through blood vessels to the rest of the body.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofMay 7, 2018

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