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monoxide

an oxide that contains one oxygen atom per molecule

monoxide

[mə′näk‚sīd]
(chemistry)
A compound that contains a single oxygen atom, such as carbon monoxide, CO.
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The researchers showed that an enzyme called carbon monoxide dehydrogenase is what allows mycobacteria to obtain energy from this gas.
All Americans deserve protection from carbon monoxide, no matter where they live, how much money they make, or whether they live in public or rural housing, said Senator Menendez.
Carbon monoxide can kill within minutes through unintended exposure from poorly-maintained heating systems, or gas stoves or gas-powered generators used for heat or power during storms.
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that has no smell or taste.
Carbon Monoxide Detectors Are Essential One of the best ways to protect yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning is to install several carbon monoxide detectors in your home.
"[My father] mistook the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning for the symptoms of flu," said Emma.
Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Cleary Pallet Sales Inc., a Genoa, Illinois-based pallet manufacturer, after 10 employees required emergency medical treatment for carbon monoxide exposure.
From headaches to nausea, the symptoms of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning are being dangerously confused with seasonal illnesses.
Carbon monoxide is a very poisonous gas which is particularly dangerous as it cannot be seen or smelt.
Statistics also show that since 2009, 24 people have died and 430 people were injured by carbon monoxide incidents in the capital.
This 'Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month', which runs every November in Northern Ireland, OFTEC is raising awareness of the dangers associated with non-maintained fuel appliances.
According to the (https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2017/08/02/police-officer-who-crashed-was-exposed-to-carbon-monoxide) Boston Globe , tests conducted after the incident found carbon monoxide presence in 10 department vehicles, resulting in them being pulled out of service.