bilirubinaemia etymology

English word bilirubinaemia comes from English bilirubin, English -aemia

Detailed word origin of bilirubinaemia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bilirubin English (eng) (biochemistry) A bile pigment that is a product of the breakdown of the heme portion of hemoglobin (which occurs within macrophages as they digest red blood cells), and which is responsible for the yellowish color seen in bruises. Extremely high levels of bilirubin may cause jaundice.
-aemia English (eng) (British spelling) Blood.. (British spelling, medicine) Referring to the state or condition of the blood.
bilirubinaemia English (eng) Alternative form of bilirubinemia.

Words with the same origin as bilirubinaemia

Descendants of bilirubin
Descendants of -aemia
acidaemia alcoholaemia carbonæmia chloridaemia euvolemia gametocytaemia hypalbuminemia hyperindicanaemia hyperlipidaemia hyperlipoidaemia hyperlipoproteinaemia hyperphosphataemia hyperprolactinaemia hypertriglyceridaemia hypochloridaemia hypocholesterolaemia hypolipidaemia hypouricaemia insulinaemia ketonaemia lacticaemia lithaemia spanaemia tyrosinaemia