NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

hyperbilirubinemia
(HY-per-bih-lih-ROO-bih-NEE-mee-uh)
Higher-than-normal amount of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a substance formed when red blood cells break down.