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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rough and bitter manner; Yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood v. - Affect with, or as if with, the yellowing of the skin due to too much bile pigment; Distort adversely.

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  • Blue light is also used to treat jaundice in infants - their eyes have to be covered to prevent damage from the light.
  • He then became interested in jaundice, which is always associated with chloroform poisoning and injury to the liver.
  • He's got jaundice, which is common and not serious.
  • This coloring, called jaundice, is related to bilirubin levels in her blood. for more
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