Bilirubin

What is Bilirubin?

Bilirubin meaning A reddish-yellow substance produced during the normal breakdown of red blood cells. Bilirubin is normally processed through the liver and eventually excreted from the body. Excess bilirubin in the blood may indicate liver damage or disease. Related Term(s): Jaundice, Liver, Liver Function Test

 

reference: AIDSinfo – Glossary

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