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The A1C test  measures hemoglobin levels.
  the oxygen-carrying part of red blood cells
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hemoglobin hemoglobins
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  • The A1C test  measures hemoglobin levels.
  • Hemoglobin is iron-containing protein that makes up 97 percent of every red blood cell’s content, when dry.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • But he was a biologist and he made her captive to macrocytes and hemoglobin electrophoresis and ion exchange resins.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Two half-liter bags of hemoglobin-enriched blood were pumping through me as I finally reached my desk at about ten-thirty.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die

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  • Maybe one of the molecules of iron from the corpse’s hemoglobin is in the strand of grass next to my ear.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • "What’s his hemoglobin?"
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Under the impetus of brain and of motor nerves extending from the spine, belly and rib cage stirred, the pleuroperitoneal cavity swelled and contracted; the breath, warmed and moistened by mucous membranes along the trachea and laden with secreted material, streamed out between the lips, now that oxygen had bonded with the hemoglobin in the blood deep in the air sacs of the lungs.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Hemoglobin is what binds the oxygen.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • The order of stringing determined the nature of the protein—whether it was insulin, hemoglobin, or growth hormone.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
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Associated words [difficulty]:   hemoglobin [8] , hemorrhage [3] , hemophilia [7] , plasma [5] , bone marrow [6] , platelet [8] , white blood cell [8] , white corpuscle [9]
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