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biliverdin

 [bil″ĭ-ver´din]
a green bile pigment that is formed by catabolism of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin in the liver.

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.

biliverdin

/bil·i·ver·din/ (-ver´din) a green bile pigment formed by catabolism of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin in the liver; it may also arise from oxidation of bilirubin.

biliverdin

(bĭl′ĭ-vûr′dĭn, bĭl′ĭ-vûr′dĭn)
n.
A green pigment, C33H34N4O6, occurring in bile and sometimes formed by oxidation of bilirubin.

biliverdin

[bil′ivur′din]
Etymology: L, bilis + virdis, green
a greenish bile pigment formed in the breakdown of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin. See also bile, bilirubin.

bil·i·ver·din

(bil'i-vĕr-din)
Green pigments that occur in bile.

biliverdin

a greenish BILE pigment.

biliverdin

a green bile pigment formed by catabolism of hemoglobin and converted to bilirubin in the liver.