The presence of bilirubin in the blood

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  • bilirubinemia — The presence of bilirubin in the blood, where it is normally present in relatively small amounts; the term is usually used in relation to increased concentrations observed in various pathologic conditions where there is excessive destruction of… …   Medical dictionary

  • bilirubinemia — bi·li·ru·bi·ne·mì·a s.f. TS med. tasso di bilirubina nel sangue {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1933. ETIMO: comp. di bilirubina ed emia …   Dizionario italiano

  • bilirubinemia — pl.f. bilirubinemie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • bilirubinemia — bil·i·ru·bi·ne·mia …   English syllables

  • bilirubinemia —    The presence of abnormally high bilirubin in the blood, usually signifying hepatitis, with jaundice due next week …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • bilirubinemia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperbilirubinemia — noun abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood • Hypernyms: ↑pathology • Hyponyms: ↑hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn, ↑neonatal hyperbilirubinemia • Part Holonyms: ↑jaundice, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gilbert's syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Gilbert s syndrome Caption = Bilirubin DiseasesDB = 5218 ICD10 = ICD10|E|80|4|e|70 ICD9 = ICD9|277.4 ICDO = OMIM = 143500 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 870 MeshID = D005878 Gilbert s syndrome, often… …   Wikipedia

  • Hyperbilirubinemia — An elevated level of the pigment bilirubin in the blood. A sufficient elevation will produce jaundice. Some degree of hyperbilirubinemia is very common in babies right after birth, especially premies. * * * An abnormally large amount of bilirubin …   Medical dictionary

  • Jaundice — Yellowish staining of the skin and sclerae (the whites of the eyes) by abnormally blood high levels of the bile pigment bilirubin. The yellowing extends to other tissues and body fluids. Jaundice was once called the morbus regius (the regal… …   Medical dictionary

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