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  1. urobilin(noun)

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


  1. urobilin(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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


  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.

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