Medical Dictionary

sulfhemoglobin

noun sulf·he·mo·glo·bin \ ˌsəlf-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən \
variants: or chiefly British sulphaemoglobin \-ˌhē-mə-ˈglō-bən\

medical Definition of sulfhemoglobin

: 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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