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a green bile pigment that is formed by catabolism of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin in the liver.
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bil·i·ver·din, biliverdine (bil'i-ver'din),
A green bile pigment formed from the oxidation of heme; a bilin with a structure almost identical to that of bilirubin.
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A green pigment, C33H34N4O6, occurring in bile and sometimes formed by oxidation of bilirubin.
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Green pigments that occur in bile.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
biliverdina greenish BILE pigment.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005