NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,098 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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bilirubin
(BIH-lih-ROO-bin)
Substance formed when red blood cells are broken down. Bilirubin is part of the bile, which is made in the liver and is stored in the gallbladder. The abnormal buildup of bilirubin causes jaundice.