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Pronunciation: ster'ko-bi-lin'o-jen

Definition: Reduction product of l-urobilinogen, precursor of l-stercobilin in the final stages of bilirubin metabolism; excreted in feces, wherein it is oxidized to stercobilin.

See Also: bilirubinoid

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