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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
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