biliverdin

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Borrowed from German Biliverdin.

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biliverdin (countable and uncountable, plural biliverdins)

  1. (biochemistry) A green tetrapyrrolic bile pigment, a product of heme catabolism, responsible for the yellowish colour in bruises.

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