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jaun·dice

 (jôn′dĭs, jän′-)
n.
1. Yellowish discoloration of the whites of the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes caused by deposition of bile salts in these tissues. It occurs as a symptom of various diseases, such as hepatitis, that affect the processing of bile. Also called icterus.
2. A state or feeling of negativity or bitterness arising especially from envy or world-weariness.
tr.v. jaun·diced, jaun·dic·ing, jaun·dic·es
1. To affect with the discoloration of jaundice.
2. To affect with the negativity or bitterness of jaundice. See Synonyms at bias.

[Middle English jaundis, jaunis, from Old French jaunice, yellowness, jaundice, from jaune, jalne, yellow, from Latin galbinus, yellowish.]

jaundice

(ˈdʒɔːndɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) Also called: icterus yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes due to the abnormal presence of bile pigments in the blood, as in hepatitis
2. a mental state of bitterness, jealousy, and ill humour resulting in distorted judgment
vb
3. to distort (the judgment, etc) adversely: jealousy had jaundiced his mind.
4. (Pathology) to affect with or as if with jaundice
[C14: from Old French jaunisse, from jaune yellow, from Latin galbinus yellowish, from galbus]
ˈjaundiced adj

jaun•dice

(ˈdʒɔn dɪs, ˈdʒɑn-)

n., v. -diced, -dic•ing. n.
1. Also called icterus. yellow discoloration of the skin, whites of the eyes, etc., due to an increase of bile pigments in the blood.
2. a state of feeling in which views are prejudiced or judgment is distorted, as by envy or resentment.
v.t.
3. to distort or prejudice, as by resentment or envy.
[1275–1325; Middle English jaundis < Old French jaunisse=jaune yellow (< Latin galbinus greenish yellow) + -isse -ice]

jaun·dice

(jôn′dĭs)
Yellowish discoloration, as of the skin and whites of the eyes, that is a symptom of diseases like hepatitis that interfere with the normal processing of bile.

jaundice

a disease of the liver, characterized by, among other symptoms, yellowness of the skin. Also called icterus.
See also: Complexion

jaundice


Past participle: jaundiced
Gerund: jaundicing

Imperative
jaundice
jaundice
Present
I jaundice
you jaundice
he/she/it jaundices
we jaundice
you jaundice
they jaundice
Preterite
I jaundiced
you jaundiced
he/she/it jaundiced
we jaundiced
you jaundiced
they jaundiced
Present Continuous
I am jaundicing
you are jaundicing
he/she/it is jaundicing
we are jaundicing
you are jaundicing
they are jaundicing
Present Perfect
I have jaundiced
you have jaundiced
he/she/it has jaundiced
we have jaundiced
you have jaundiced
they have jaundiced
Past Continuous
I was jaundicing
you were jaundicing
he/she/it was jaundicing
we were jaundicing
you were jaundicing
they were jaundicing
Past Perfect
I had jaundiced
you had jaundiced
he/she/it had jaundiced
we had jaundiced
you had jaundiced
they had jaundiced
Future
I will jaundice
you will jaundice
he/she/it will jaundice
we will jaundice
you will jaundice
they will jaundice
Future Perfect
I will have jaundiced
you will have jaundiced
he/she/it will have jaundiced
we will have jaundiced
you will have jaundiced
they will have jaundiced
Future Continuous
I will be jaundicing
you will be jaundicing
he/she/it will be jaundicing
we will be jaundicing
you will be jaundicing
they will be jaundicing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jaundicing
you have been jaundicing
he/she/it has been jaundicing
we have been jaundicing
you have been jaundicing
they have been jaundicing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jaundicing
you will have been jaundicing
he/she/it will have been jaundicing
we will have been jaundicing
you will have been jaundicing
they will have been jaundicing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jaundicing
you had been jaundicing
he/she/it had been jaundicing
we had been jaundicing
you had been jaundicing
they had been jaundicing
Conditional
I would jaundice
you would jaundice
he/she/it would jaundice
we would jaundice
you would jaundice
they would jaundice
Past Conditional
I would have jaundiced
you would have jaundiced
he/she/it would have jaundiced
we would have jaundiced
you would have jaundiced
they would have jaundiced

jaundice

Accumulation of bile pigment in the blood leading to yellowing of body tissues, including the skin and the whites of the eyes. Jaundice is an indication of many liver and bile disorders, including blocked bile or hepatic ducts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jaundice - yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the bloodjaundice - 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
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hyperbilirubinemia - abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
icterus neonatorum, jaundice of the newborn, physiological jaundice of the newborn - yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
kernicterus - an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage
2.jaundice - a rough and bitter mannerjaundice - a rough and bitter manner    
disagreeableness - an ill-tempered and offensive disposition
Verb1.jaundice - distort adversely; "Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment"
deform, distort, strain - alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
2.jaundice - affect with, or as if with, jaundice
affect - act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"

jaundice

verb
To cause to have a prejudiced view:
Translations
يَرْقَانٌيَرَقان، صَفار
žloutenka
gulsot
GelbsuchtIkterus
keltatautiikteruskeltaisuus
žutica
gula
黄疸
황달
geltligė
dzeltenā kaite
žltačka
gulsot
โรคดีซ่าน
bệnh vàng da

jaundice

[ˈdʒɔːndɪs] Nictericia f

jaundice

[ˈdʒɔːndɪs] njaunisse f

jaundice

nGelbsucht f

jaundice

[ˈdʒɔːndɪs] nitterizia

jaundice

(ˈdʒoːndis) noun
a diseased state of the body in which the skin and whites of the eyes become yellow.

jaundice

يَرْقَانٌ žloutenka gulsot Gelbsucht ίκτερος ictericia keltatauti jaunisse žutica itterizia 黄疸 황달 geelzucht gulsott żółtaczka icterícia желтуха gulsot โรคดีซ่าน sarılık bệnh vàng da 黄疸

jaun·dice

n. ictericia, derrame biliar por exceso de bilirrubina en la sangre que causa pigmentación amarillo-anaranjada de la piel y otros tejidos y fluidos del cuerpo;
obstructive ______ obstructiva, obstrucción de la bilis.
V.: icterus.

jaundice

n ictericia (form), coloración amarilla de la piel y los ojos
References in classic literature ?
Full in this rapid wake, and many fathoms in the rear, swam a huge, humped old bull, which by his comparatively slow progress, as well as by the unusual yellowish incrustations overgrowing him, seemed afflicted with the jaundice, or some other infirmity.
For if it happened that an individual, even when asleep, had some very distinct idea, as, for example, if a geometer should discover some new demonstration, the circumstance of his being asleep would not militate against its truth; and as for the most ordinary error of our dreams, which consists in their representing to us various objects in the same way as our external senses, this is not prejudicial, since it leads us very properly to suspect the truth of the ideas of sense; for we are not infrequently deceived in the same manner when awake; as when persons in the jaundice see all objects yellow, or when the stars or bodies at a great distance appear to us much smaller than they are.
Precisely so, madame; this man was myself; for a fortnight I had been at that hotel, during which period I had cured my valet de chambre of a fever, and my landlord of the jaundice, so that I really acquired a reputation as a skilful physician.
One of these was of weak mind, and we did not dare to trust him, and the other was suffering from jaundice, and could not be of any use to us.
Philip had the habit of looking at people's hands, and Athelny's astonished him: they were very small, with long, tapering fingers and beautiful, rosy finger-nails; they were very smooth and except for the jaundice would have been of a surprising whiteness.
The medical personnel said on October 11 that the increase in the number of people suffering from various forms of hepatitis and jaundice is particularly observed.
6 Jaundice results from excessively high blood levels of the pigment bilirubin, a breakdown product of red blood cells.
Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who was admitted to a city hospital last evening with the complaints of jaundice, is recovering.
The second project will provide community midwives with mobile monitors to measure jaundice levels of babies in their own homes.
An eel protein that shines green could enable a new test for liver problems and jaundice.
Jaundice is a common condition and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) states that 60% of term and 80% of pre-term infants are jaundiced in the first week (NICE, 2010).
ATHIS is a harmless condition that can cause mild jaundice and is very common affecting one in 20 people.