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CO

A prefix that denotes jointness or the state of being conjunct or united. To be together, with, or not separate from; conjoint or combined.

A corespondent in a lawsuit is one who is joined as a defendant in the suit. A co-owner is a person who owns something in conjunction with another person. A co-administrator is one who jointly handles the management of property with one or more persons.

CO. A prefix or particle in the nature of an inseparable proposition, signifying with or in conjunction. Con and the Latin cum are equivalent, as, co-executors, co-obligor. It is also used as an abbreviation for company as, John Smith & Co.

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The left axis displays creatinine, carboxyhemoglobin, and lactic acid and the right axis displays creatine kinase.
Carboxyhemoglobin concentration in fetal cord blood and in blood of mothers who smoked during labor.
Abbreviations Eda: Edaravone CO: Carbon monoxide MTT: 3-(4,5-Dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5 diphenyl-tetrazolium bromide COHb: Carboxyhemoglobin PNS: Permanent neurological sequelae DEACMP: Acute carbon monoxide poisoning DNS: Delayed neurological sequelae ROS: Reactive oxygen species FBS: Fetal bovine serum PBS: Phosphate buffered solution DMEM: Dulbecco's modified Eagle's medium SD: Sprague-Dawley DMSO: Dimethyl sulfoxide OD: Optical density FCM: Flow cytometry RT: Room temperature PI: Propidium iodide PVDF: Polyvinylidene difluoride HBOT: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
In light of his elevated carboxyhemoglobin and methemoglobin levels, we asked him social and exposure questions.
Hyman, "Effect of short-term smoking halt on carboxyhemoglobin levels and P50 values," Anesthesia and Analgesia, vol.
Abbreviations ADL: Activity of daily living ARWMC: Age related white matter changes CO: Carbon monoxide COHb: Carboxyhemoglobin DEACMP: Delayed encephalopathy after acute carbon monoxide poisoning HBO: Hyperbaric oxygenation MMSE: Mini mental state examination MoCA: Montreal cognitive assessment TCM: Traditional Chinese medicine.
Having in mind the climate conditions of the city and the large numbers of fires in the dry period, this study aimed to ascertain the levels of exhaled carbon monoxide (COex) and carboxyhemoglobin (COHb), and cardiopulmonary changes in elderly people who practice exercise in external environments, and to assess the correlation with climatic variables, air pollution and fires.
Its negative effects are union with Hb to form carboxyhemoglobin (COHb), which causes blockage in the transport of oxygen (2) and also its union with proteins, mostly myoglobin, thereby forming carboxymyoglobin which is found in the heart and musculoskeletal system.
A report from pathologist Dr Esther Youd said Kimberley had an "elevated" carboxyhemoglobin level of 64.1% which was, in her opinion, "indicative of carbon monoxide poisoning".
In 2005, Masimo introduced rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry technology, allowing noninvasive and continuous monitoring of blood constituents that previously could only be measured invasively, including total hemoglobin (SpHb(R)), oxygen content (SpOC(TM)), carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO(R)), methemoglobin (SpMet(R)), and Pleth Variability Index (PVI(R)), in addition to SpO2, pulse rate, and perfusion index (PI).
Carbon monoxide binds to Hb to form carboxyhemoglobin, an inactive form of hemoglobin having no oxygen carrying capacity.
She had also consumed an alcohol level consistent with consumption of around five pints of beer and her carboxyhemoglobin levels showed she had inhaled carbon monoxide prior to her death.