sulfhemoglobin


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sulf·met·he·mo·glo·bin

(sŭlf'met-hē'mō-glō'bin),
The complex formed by H2S (or sulfides) and ferric ion in methemoglobin.
Synonym(s): sulfhemoglobin

sulfhemoglobin

/sulf·he·mo·glo·bin/ (sulf″he´mo-glo″bin) sulfmethemoglobin.

sulfhemoglobin

[sulfhem′əglō′bin]
a trace form of hemoglobin that contains an irreversibly bound sulfur molecule that prevents normal oxygen binding. Also spelled sulphaemoglobin.

sulf·met·he·mo·glo·bin

(sŭlf'met-hē'mŏ-glō'bin)
The complex formed by H2S (or sulfides) and ferric ion in methemoglobin.
Synonym(s): sulfhemoglobin, sulphaemoglobin, sulphmethaemoglobin.

sulfhemoglobin

a step in the pathway of degeneration of hemoglobin and the formation of Heinz bodies.
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methemoglobin, sulfhemoglobin, low hemoglobin, or turbidity) when measuring carboxyhemoglobin in postmortem blood.
Nevertheless, these instruments can give a strong indication of the presence of sulfhemoglobin in a blood sample on the basis of a combined positive result for methemoglobin and a negative value for carboxyhemoglobin.
Sulfhemoglobinemia is the relatively uncommon condition of excess sulfhemoglobin (SulfHb) in the blood.