Medical Dictionary

methemoglobin

noun met·he·mo·glo·bin

Definition of METHEMOGLOBIN

:  a soluble brown crystalline basic blood pigment that is found in normal blood in much smaller amounts than hemoglobin, that is formed from blood, hemoglobin, or oxyhemoglobin by oxidation, and that differs from hemoglobin in containing ferric iron and in being unable to combine reversibly with molecular oxygen—called also ferrihemoglobin

Variants of METHEMOGLOBIN

met·he·mo·glo·bin or chiefly British met·hae·mo·glo·bin \(ˈ)met-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən\
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