TITLE

stercobilin

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2071
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "stercobilin" is presented. It refers to a brown pigment derived from the bile that provides the characteristic color to feces.
ACCESSION #
21246716

 

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