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Introduction: Jaundice

Description of Jaundice

Jaundice (medical condition): Bile or liver problem causing yellowness....more »

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Jaundice: A condition in which the skin and the whites of the eyes become yellow, urine darkens, and the color of stool becomes lighter than normal. Jaundice occurs when the liver is not working properly or when a bile duct is blocked.
Source: National Institute of Health

Jaundice: yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Jaundice: Pathologic process consisting of an abnormal increase in the amount of BILIRUBIN in the circulating blood, which may result in JAUNDICE.
Source: Diseases Database

Jaundice: clinical manifestation of hyperbilirubinemia, consisting of deposition of bile pigments in the skin, resulting in a yellowish staining of the skin and mucous membranes.
Source: CRISP

Jaundice: A clinical manifestation of HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA, characterized by the yellowish staining of the SKIN; MUCOUS MEMBRANE; and SCLERA. Clinical jaundice usually is a sign of LIVER dysfunction.
Source: MeSH 2007

Jaundice: Related Topics

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Jaundice as a Disease

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Jaundice as a Symptom

Jaundice (symptom): yellowish discoloration of the skin and mucous membrane...more »

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Jaundice: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Jaundice

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The term Jaundice can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Jaundice

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WordNet 2.1

  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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