stercobilin

[ stûr′kō-bīlĭn, -bĭlĭn ]

n.

A brown degradation product of hemoglobin present in feces.

Nearby words

  1. steptoe,
  2. stepwise,
  3. ster.,
  4. steradian,
  5. sterco-,
  6. stercolith,
  7. stercoraceous,
  8. stercoraceous vomiting,
  9. stercoral abscess,
  10. stercoral fistula


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