Pronunciation: (hī"pur-bil"u-rOO"bu-nē'mē-u), [key]
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. Cf. physiologic jaundice.
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