biliverdin(redirected from dehydrobilirubin)
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A green pigment, C33H34N4O6, occurring in bile and sometimes formed by oxidation of bilirubin.
[German : Latin bīlis, bile + French verdir, to make green; see verdant.]
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(Physiology) a dark green pigment in the bile formed by the oxidation of bilirubin. Formula: C33H34O6N4
[C19: coined in Swedish, from Latin bīlis bile + Old French verd green + -in]
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