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Definition of bilirubin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bilirubin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌbɪlɪˈruːbɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɪlɪˈruːbɪn//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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an orange substance produced in the liver Word Origin late 19th cent.: coined in German from Latin bilis ‘bile’ + ruber ‘red’ + -in.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bilirubin