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- n. A colourless product of bilirubin reduction, formed in the intestines by bacterial action.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The colorless mother-substance or chromogen of urobilin.
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- n. a chromogen formed in the intestine from the breakdown of bilirubin; yields urobilins on oxidation; some is excreted in the feces and some is resorbed and excreted in bile or urine
urobilin + -o- + -gen (Wiktionary)
Breath analysis is the most rapid and sensitive detection method. 12 Urinary urobilinogen is the most sensitive indicator of liver stress produced by acute TCE poisoning. 4