[ 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.


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Origin of hyperbilirubinemia

First recorded in 1920–25; hyper- + bilirubin + -emia
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Medical definitions for hyperbilirubinemia

[ hī′pər-bĭl′ĭ-rōō′bə-nēmē-ə ]


An abnormally high concentration of bilirubin in the blood.
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