Definition of Hyperbilirubinemia

1. Noun. Abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood.

Generic synonyms: Pathology
Specialized synonyms: Hyperbilirubinemia Of The Newborn, Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia
Group relationships: Icterus, Jaundice



Definition of Hyperbilirubinemia

1. Noun. (medicine) An unusually large concentration of bilirubin in the blood ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperbilirubinemia

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hyperbatic
hyperbaton
hyperbatons
hyperbeat
hyperbeats
hyperbenthic
hyperbenthos
hyperbetalipoproteinaemia
hyperbetalipoproteinemia
hyperbike
hyperbikes
hyperbilirubinaemia
hyperbilirubinaemias
hyperbilirubinemia (current term)
hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn
hyperbilirubinemias
hyperbola
hyperbolae
hyperbolas
hyperbole
hyperboles
hyperbolic
hyperbolic cosine
hyperbolic function
hyperbolic geometry
hyperbolic navigation system
hyperbolic plane
hyperbolic planes

Literary usage of Hyperbilirubinemia

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"A previous retrospective study showed an increased frequency of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia at high altitude in Colorado. In a prospective study we found ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... 158, 622 Anemia hemolytic. induction by light therapy in rats with hyperbilirubinemia, 158, 81 Anesthesia basal conditions, blood flow gradient in small ..."

3. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... birthweight below 1500 g; bacterial meningitis; hyperbilirubinemia requiring exchange transfusion; or severe perinatal asphyxia (Apgar scores of 0-3, ..."

4. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... hyperbilirubinemia, kernicterus, or intrauterine deaths due to hydrops fetalis.6 About 45% of cases require intrauterine or exchange transfusions to ..."

5. Case Studies from the Quality Improvement Support System by David H. Gustafson (1998)
"The second screening is required to test for hyperbilirubinemia, an increased level of the bilirubin pigment in the blood that indicates jaundice and other ..."

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