hyperbilirubinemia

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hyperbilirubinemia

[¦hī·pər‚bil·ə‚rü·bə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive amounts of bilirubin in the blood.
A severe, prolonged physiologic jaundice.
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Hyperbilirubinemia is an excessive amount of the blood compound bilirubin, which at severe levels can lead to brain damage, called kernicterus.