jaundice of the newborn

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Noun1.jaundice of the newborn - yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
icterus, 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
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These bilirubin levels are consistent with physiologic jaundice of the newborn and are expected to resolve uneventfully without treatment.
Staining of the dental structure in jaundice of the newborn. J Dent Res 1940; 19:293.
A Jaundice of the newborn is common and often benign but can also be due to serious underlying problems and can lead to central nervous system toxicity.