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- n. bilirubin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A crystalline or amorphous pigment, free from iron, formed from hematin in old blood stains, and in old hemorrhages in the body. It resembles bilirubin. When present in the corpora lutea it is called hæmolutein.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crystalline substance often found in extravasated blood, resembling bilirubin closely, if not identical with it. Also spelled hematoidine, hæmatoidine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice
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