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ic·ter·us

 (ĭk′tər-əs)
n.

[New Latin, from Greek ikteros.]

icterus

(ˈɪktərəs)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol another name for jaundice
2. (Plant Pathology) a yellowing of plant leaves, caused by excessive cold or moisture
[C18: from Latin: yellow bird, the sight of which reputedly cured jaundice, from Greek ikteros]
icteric 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]

icterus

jaundice.
See also: Complexion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.icterus - yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the bloodicterus - 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.Icterus - type genus of the Icteridae
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Icteridae, Icteridae - American orioles; American blackbirds; bobolinks; meadowlarks
Icterus galbula, northern oriole - a kind of New World oriole
Icterus spurius, orchard oriole - the male is chestnut-and-black
Translations
Ikterus

ic·ter·us

n. icterus, ictericia;
hemolytic ______ hemolítica;
hepatocellular ______ hepatocelular;
retentive ______ retentiva.
V.: jaundice
References in classic literature ?
In the more open parts, three or four species of finches, a thrush, a starling (or Icterus), two Opetiorhynchi, and several hawks and owls occur.
Physical examination revealed scleral icterus and mild epigastric area tenderness only.
* Hepatitis can be asymptomatic or the patient can have icterus with gastrointestinal symptoms, depending on the type of causative virus and phase of illness.
Physical exam revealed a blood pressure of 86/61, jaundice with scleral icterus, and dark urine.
Approximately 60% of clinical laboratories use the same scale for hemolysis, lipemia, and icterus for measurements of potassium (n = 627), glucose (n = 662), and LD (n = 684) as shown in Figure 6.
All the neonates were followed up for two days after discharge and were visited in our Outpatient Clinic for further evaluation of icterus and general health as well as probable Clofibrate adverse effects such as nausea, vomiting, urticaria, and anemia.
On general physical examination, there was no pallor, icterus, cyanosis, clubbing, lymphadenopathy or pedal oedema.
Granatellus venustus, Icterus pustulatus) y 92 de las 278 asociadas a la selva baja caducifolia (e.g.
Physical examination was significant for clinical icterus with mild mental confusion.