sulf·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin ˌsəlf-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən How to pronounce sulfhemoglobin (audio)
variants or chiefly British sulphaemoglobin
: a green pigment formed by the reaction of hemoglobin with a sulfide in the presence of oxygen or hydrogen peroxide and found in putrefied organs and cadavers

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“Sulfhemoglobin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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