unconjugated

adjective

un·​con·​ju·​gat·​ed ˌən-ˈkän-jə-ˌgā-təd How to pronounce unconjugated (audio)
: not chemically conjugated
unconjugated bilirubin

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Two days later, Abigail died from unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia and kernicterus, conditions associated with jaundice, the State Journal reports. Christine Pelisek, PEOPLE.com, 29 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unconjugated was in 1963

Dictionary Entries Near unconjugated

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“Unconjugated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconjugated. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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Medical Definition

unconjugated

adjective

un·​con·​ju·​gat·​ed -ˈkän-jə-ˌgāt-əd How to pronounce unconjugated (audio)
: not chemically conjugated
unconjugated bilirubin
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