Oxidized vs Methemoglobin - What's the difference?

oxidized | methemoglobin |


As a verb oxidized

is (oxidize).

As an adjective oxidized

is that has reacted with oxygen, or been modified by oxidation.

As a noun methemoglobin is

(biochemistry) an oxidized form of hemoglobin, containing ferric rather than ferrous iron, that cannot transport oxygen.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

oxidized

English

Verb

(head)
  • (oxidize)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has reacted with oxygen, or been modified by oxidation
  • methemoglobin

    Alternative forms

    * * methaemoglobin

    Noun

  • (biochemistry) An oxidized form of hemoglobin, containing ferric rather than ferrous iron, that cannot transport oxygen.