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Medical Term:

jaundice

Pronunciation: jawn'dis

Definition: A yellowish staining of the integument, sclerae, deeper tissues, and excretions with bile pigments, resulting from increased levels in the plasma.

Synonym(s): icterus

[Fr. jaune, yellow]

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