cholemia


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cholemia

 [ko-le´me-ah]
bile or bile pigment in the blood. adj., adj chole´mic.

cho·le·mi·a

(kō-lē'mē-ă),
The presence of bile salts in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): cholehemia
[chole- + G. haima, blood]

cholemia

(1) The presence of bile salts and bile pigments in the peripheral circulation (a normal finding).
(2) The presence of an excess of bile salts and bile pigments in the peripheral circulation.

The use of cholemia in the working biomedical parlance is waning.

cho·le·mia

(kō-lē'mē-ă)
The presence of bile salts in the circulating blood.
Synonym(s): cholaemia.
[chole- + G. haima, blood]
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