Medical Dictionary

sulfhemoglobin

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

sulphaemoglobin

\-ˌhē-mə-ˈglō-bən\

Medical Definition of sulfhemoglobin

  1. :  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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