Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Animations (cont.):

Cartoon 2. Here carbon monoxide (CO) enters the picture, and through its very high affinity for hemoglobin, displaces the oxygen from the hemoglobin. This prevents oxygen being carried to the tissues and organs of the body. Carboxyhemoglobin is reddish in color.

NEXT see how Oxygen is carried to the Tissues.

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