bilirubinaemia


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bilirubinaemia

A term which, when used with a qualifier (e.g., hyper-), dignifies the presence, overabundance or absence of bilirubin in the blood.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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