Carbon monoxide - definition from

[(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.

MediLexicon carbon monoxide - Medical Dictionary Definition for Term 'carbon monoxide'

[1. a colorless, practically odorless, and poisonous gas formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon; its toxic action is due to its stronger affinity for hemoglobin, myoglobin, and the cytochromes than oxygen, thereby reducing oxygen transport, tissue delivery, and use.

Molecular Formula: CO

InChI: InChI=1/CO/c1-2

SMILES: [C-]#[O+]

CAS number 630-08-0

    carbon monoxide
    Carbon monoxide
    carbon monoxide

    PubChem CID 281
    Beilstein =1900508
    Beilstein =3535285
    Beilstein =3587264
    CAS 630-08-0 (from NIST)
    ChEBI 17245
    chemPDB CMO
    Gmelin 421
    Kegg C00237
    MolBase 753
    PubChem ID 11532395
    PubChem ID 3536
    UM-BBD c0369