Embryonic hemoglobin

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Medical Definition of Embryonic hemoglobin

Embryonic hemoglobin: Hemoglobin E, the normal embryonic hemoglobin, the main type of hemoglobin found in the human embryo. The E stands for embryonic and also for epsilon, the chain unique to embryonic hemoglobin (which was originally known as Gower-2).


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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