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Definition

The respiratory pigment in the red blood corpuscles. It is composed of an iron-containing substance called “heme.” combined with globin. Although Hb concentration levels are routinely used to assess the severity of anemia, this numeric gradient does not clearly correlate with the clinical symptoms of anemia, which may be different among patients with the same Hb levels.

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