stercobilin


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

stercobilin

 [ster″ko-bi´lin]
a bile pigment derivative formed by air oxidation of stercobilinogen; it is a brown-orange-red pigmentation contributing to the color of feces and urine.

ster·co·bi·lin

(ster'kō-bī'lin, -bil'in),
A brown degradation product of hemoglobin, present in feces.
See also: bilirubinoid.

stercobilin

/ster·co·bi·lin/ (ster″ko-bi´lin) a bile pigment derivative formed by air oxidation of stercobilinogen; it is a brown-orange-red pigmentation contributing to the color of feces and urine.

ster·co·bi·lin

(stĕr'kō-bī'lin)
A brown degradation product of hemoglobin, present in the feces.
See also: bilirubinoids

stercobilin

a bile pigment derivative formed by air oxidation of stercobilinogen; it is a brown-orange-red pigmentation contributing to the color of feces and urine.