Meaning of biliverdin

bil•i•ver•din

Pronunciation: (bil"u-vûr'din), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a dark-green bile pigment, CHON, formed as a breakdown product of hemoglobin and converted in humans to bilirubin.
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