bilirubin

Substance formed when red blood cells are broken down. Bilirubin is part of the bile, which is made in the liver and is stored in the gallbladder. The abnormal buildup of bilirubin causes jaundice.

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  • Bilirubin — Bilirubin …   Wikipedia

  • Bilirubin — (Gallenrot), ein rotbrauner Gallenfarbstoff (s. Galle) von der Zusammensetzung C16H18N2O3. Das Bilirubin ist ein lebhaft rotes Pulver, oder es erscheint kristallisiert in mikroskopischen, deutlich ausgebildeten rhombischen Tafeln. Es besitzt ein… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • bilirubin — reddish pigment found in bile, 1871, from Ger. bilirubin (1864), from bili (see BILE (Cf. bile)) + L. ruber red (see RED (Cf. red)) + INE (Cf. ine) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bilirubin — bilirùbīn m <G bilirubína> DEFINICIJA biol. C33H36O6N4, narančastocrveni pigment u žuči sisavaca, nastaje razgradnjom hemoglobina u jetrima, kod oboljenja od žutice pojavljuje se u mokraći i krvi ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Bilirubin ≃ lat. bilis:… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Bilirubin — Bil i*ru bin, n. [L. bilis biel + ruber red.] (Physiol.) A reddish yellow pigment present in human bile, and in that from carnivorous and herbivorous animals; the normal biliary pigment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bilirubin — bilirubin. См. билирубин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Bilirubīn — Bilirubīn, s. Galle …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bilirubin — ⇒ Gallenfarbstoffe …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • bilirubin — [bil΄i ro͞o′bin] n. [ModL < L bilis, bile + ruber,RED + IN1] the yellowish red chief pigment, C33H36N4O6, of human bile, derived from biliverdin and found in small quantities in blood and urine: high concentrations change the color of blood… …   English World dictionary

  • Bilirubin — Strukturformel deprotonierte Form des Bilirubins (unter physiologischen Bedingungen) Allgemeines …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bilirubin — /bil euh rooh bin, bil euh rooh bin/, n. Biochem. a reddish bile pigment, C33H36O6N4, resulting from the degradation of heme by reticuloendothelial cells in the liver: a high level in the blood produces the yellow skin symptomatic of jaundice. [… …   Universalium

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