- A condition characterized by an abnormal increase of bilirubin in the blood, which may result in jaundice. Bilirubin, a breakdown product of heme, is normally excreted in the bile or further catabolized before excretion in the urine.
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- Pathologic process consisting of an abnormal increase in the amount of bilirubin in the circulating blood, which may result in jaundice.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.