Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide

(Science: chemical) An organic byproduct of combustion, tasteless, odourless gas that competes with oxygen binding sites on the haemoglobin molecule.

early symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure include headache and nausea. Advanced exposure results in coma, cardiovascular collapse and death.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 3,471 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link