urobilin


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urobilin

 [u″ro-bi´lin]
a brownish pigment formed by oxidation of urobilinogen; found in the feces and sometimes in the urine after standing in the air.

u·ro·bi·lin

(yūr'ō-bī'lin),
A uroporphyrin; an acyclic tetrapyrrole that is one of the natural breakdown products of heme via choleglobin, verdohemochrome, biliverdin, bilirubin, and d-urobilinogen; a urinary pigment that gives a varying orange-red coloration to urine according to its degree of oxidation.

urobilin

/uro·bi·lin/ (u″ro-bi´lin) a brown pigment formed by oxidation of urobilinogen, found in feces.

urobilin

[yoo͡r′əbī′lin]
a brown pigment formed by the oxidation of urobilinogen, normally found in feces and in small amounts in urine.

u·ro·bi·lin

(yūr'ō-bī'lin)
A uroporphyrin; an acyclic tetrapyrrole that is one of the natural breakdown products of heme; a urinary pigment that gives a varying orange-red coloration to urine.
Synonym(s): urohematin.

u·ro·bi·lin

(yūr'ō-bī'lin)
A uroporphyrin; an acyclic tetrapyrrole that is one of the natural breakdown products of heme.
Synonym(s): urohematin.

urobilin,

n a brown pigment formed by the oxidation of urobilinogen, normally found in feces and, in small amounts, in urine.

urobilin

a brownish pigment formed by oxidation of urobilinogen; found in the feces and sometimes in the urine after standing in the air.