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bilirubinemia

 [bil″ĭ-roo″bĭ-ne´me-ah]
the presence of bilirubin in the blood.

bil·i·ru·bi·ne·mi·a

(bil'i-rū-bin-ē'mē-ă),
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 with excessive destruction of erythrocytes or interference with the mechanism of excretion in the bile. Determination of the quantity of bilirubin in the blood serum reveals two fractions, namely direct reacting (conjugated) and indirect reacting (nonconjugated) bilirubin; determination of conjugated and total bilirubin in serum is an important and frequently used clinical laboratory test.
[bilirubin + G. haima, blood]

bilirubinemia

[-ē′mē·ə]
Etymology: L, bilis, bile, ruber, red; Gk, haima, blood
the presence of bilirubin in the blood.

bilirubinaemia

A term which, when used with a qualifier (e.g., hyper-), dignifies the presence, overabundance or absence of bilirubin in the blood.

bil·i·ru·bi·ne·mi·a

(bil'i-rū-bin-ē'mē-ă)
The presence of increased amounts of bilirubin in the blood, where it is normally present in only relatively small amounts; usually used to describe various pathologic conditions in which there is excessive destruction of erythrocytes or interference with the mechanism of excretion in the bile. Determination of the quantity of bilirubin in the blood serum reveals two fractions, namely direct reacting (conjugated) and indirect reacting (nonconjugated) bilirubin; determination of direct bilirubin and total bilirubin in serum is an important and frequently used clinical laboratory test.
Synonym(s): bilirubinaemia.
[bilirubin + G. haima, blood]

bilirubinemia (bi·lē·rōōˈ·bi·nēˑ·mē·),

n the presence of elevated bilirubin in the bloodstream.

bil·i·ru·bi·ne·mi·a

(bil'i-rū-bin-ē'mē-ă)
The presence of increased amounts of bilirubin in the blood, where it is normally present in only relatively small amounts; usually used to describe various pathologic conditions in which there is excessive destruction of erythrocytes or interference with the mechanism of excretion in the bile.
Synonym(s): bilirubinaemia.
[bilirubin + G. haima, blood]

bilirubinemia (bil´irōōbinē´mēə),

n the presence of bilirubin in the blood. It may result from obstruction inside or outside the liver or from increased hemolysis. The total serum bilirubin in an adult is 0.2 to 0.7 mg/100 ml.

bilirubinemia

the presence of bilirubin in the blood.
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