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[hahy-per-bil-uh-roo-buh-nee-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌbɪl əˌru bəˈni mi ə/
noun, Pathology
an abnormally high level of bilirubin in the blood, manifested by jaundice, anorexia, and malaise, occurring in association with liver disease and certain hemolytic anemias.
Origin of hyperbilirubinemia
1920-25; hyper- + bilirubin + -emia Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for hyperbilirubinemia
  • hyperbilirubinemia is a common problem for term and preterm newborns in intensive care nurseries around the world.
hyperbilirubinemia in Medicine

hyperbilirubinemia hy·per·bil·i·ru·bi·ne·mi·a (hī'pər-bĭl'ĭ-rōō'bə-nē'mē-ə)
An abnormally high concentration of bilirubin in the blood.

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