sulfhemoglobin

noun
sulf·​he·​mo·​glo·​bin | \ ˌsəlf-ˈhē-mə-ˌglō-bən How to pronounce sulfhemoglobin (audio) \
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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“Sulfhemoglobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfhemoglobin. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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