- 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.
Compare physiologic jaundice.
Origin of hyperbilirubinemia
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- An abnormally high concentration of bilirubin in the blood.
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