Bilirubin – blood

Alternative Names

Total bilirubin – blood; Unconjugated bilirubin – blood; Indirect bilirubin – blood; Conjugated bilirubin – blood; Direct bilirubin – blood

Definition of Bilirubin – blood

Bilirubin is a yellowish pigment found in bile, a fluid produced by the liver.


David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 2/23/2009

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