carotenemia


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car·o·te·ne·mi·a

 (kăr′ə-tə-nē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of excess carotene in the blood, often resulting in yellowing of the skin.
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Noun1.carotenemia - excess carotene in the blood stream; can cause the skin to turn a pale yellow or red color
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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