stercobilinogen


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stercobilinogen

 [ster´ko-bi-lin´o-jen]
a bilirubin metabolite and precursor of stercobilin, formed by reduction of urobilinogen.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

stercobilinogen

(stĕr″kō-bī-lĭn′ō-jĕn)
A colorless substance derived from urobilinogen. It is present in the feces and turns brown on oxidation.
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