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  Definition of Jaundice
  1. a sharp and bitter manner
  2. 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
  3. affect with, or as if with, jaundice
  4. distort adversely; "Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment"
Similar Words: bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, icterus

 

Hyponyms: jaundice of the newborn, physiological jaundice of the newborn, icterus neonatorum, kernicterus

 

Derivational Morphology: embitter, envenom, acerbate, icterus, bitterness, acrimony, acerbity

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: geelzucht   Esperanto: iktero  
French: jaunisse   German: Gelbsucht  
Greek: ίκτερος   Hebrew: צהבת  
Italian: itterizia   Polish: żółtaczka  
Russian: желтуха   Spanish: ictericia  
Swedish: gulsot   Telugu: కామెర్లు  
 
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