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bil·i·ru·bin

bilirubin

 
pronunciation:
bI li ru bihn [or] bI li ru bn
part of speech: noun
definition: a reddish-yellow pigment that is formed from the breakdown of heme. Elevated levels in blood are responsible for the yellow color in bruises and in jaundice.