aurantiasis cutis

aurantiasis cutis

[ôr′əntī′əsis]
Etymology: L, aurantium, orange; Gk, osis, condition; L, cutis, skin
a yellowish skin pigmentation that results from eating excessive amounts of foods containing carotene, such as carrots.

aurantiasis cutis

(or?an-ti'a-sis ku'tis) [L. aurantium, orange + -iasis]
Yellow pigmentation of skin due to ingestion of excessive amounts of food that contain carotene, such as carrots, oranges, and squash.
See: carotenemia