bile pigment


Any of the coloring materials in the bile derived from porphyrins, such as bilirubin.

Nearby words

  1. bile,
  2. bile acid,
  3. bile canaliculus,
  4. bile duct,
  5. bile ducts,
  6. bile salt,
  7. bilection,
  8. bilestone,
  9. bilge,
  10. bilge board

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