Definitions for urobilin

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word urobilin

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. urobilin(noun)

    brown bile pigment formed from urobilinogens and found in feces and in small amounts in urine

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. urobilin(Noun)

    A yellow linear tetrapyrrole resulting from the breakdown of heme, produced when urobilinogen is oxidized by intestinal bacteria.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Urobilin(noun)

    a yellow pigment identical with hydrobilirubin, abundant in the highly colored urine of fever, and also present in normal urine. See Urochrome

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Urobilin

    Urobilin or urochrome is a yellow biochemical linear tetrapyrrole compound. Urobilin and its related compound, urobilinogen, are degradation products of the cyclic tetrapyrrole heme, and is primarily responsible for the yellow color of urine.

Translations for urobilin

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for urobilin »


Find a translation for the urobilin definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these urobilin definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"urobilin." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Mar. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for urobilin? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for urobilin:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.