anicteric


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an·ic·ter·ic

(an-ik-ter'ik),
Not icteric.

anicteric

/an·ic·ter·ic/ (an″ik-ter´ik) not associated with jaundice.

anicteric

[an′ikter′ik]
Etymology: Gk, a + icterus, not jaundice
pertaining to the absence of jaundice (icterus).

anicteric

(ăn″ĭk-tĕr′ĭk) [″ + ikteros, jaundice]
Without jaundice.
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Contribution of anorexia and hypermetabolism to weight loss in anicteric patients with pancreatic cancer.
Physical examination revealed an extremely distended and tense abdomen, severe caput medusae, a readily reducible umbilical hernia, and anicteric sclera.
Hepatitis B infection fails to resolve and progresses to a chronic carrier state in 5 to 10% of older children and adults and in up to 90% of infants; chronic infection also occurs more frequently after initial anicteric hepatitis B than after initial icteric disease.
Most of these patients have had subclinical, anicteric episodes.