Medical Definition of Bilirubinoids

1. Generic term denoting intermediates in the conversion of bilirubin to stercobilin by reductive enzymes in intestinal bacteria. Included are mesobilirubin, mesobilane mesobilene-b, urobilinogen, urobilin, reduction products of mesobilane (stercobilinogen) and mesobilene (stercobilin), and mesobiliviolin. Most are found in normal urine and faeces. Products related to these intermediates and found in pathological conditions (e.g., jaundice, liver disease) are the structurally indefinite probilifuscins and propentdyopents found in gallstones. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bilirubinoids

biliously
biliousness
biliousnesses
bilipid
biliprasin
biliptysis
bilirachia
bilirubin
bilirubin UDP-glucuronyltransferase
bilirubin encephalopathy
bilirubin glucuronoside glucuronosyltransferase
bilirubin monoglucuronide transglucuronidase
bilirubinaemia
bilirubinemia
bilirubinglobulin
bilirubinoids (current term)
bilirubins
bilirubinuria
biliteral
biliteralism
bilitherapy
bilitranslocase
biliuria
biliverdin
biliverdine
biliverdinglobin
biliverdins
bilk
bilked
bilker

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