carotenemia

(redirected from carotinemia)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to carotinemia: carotenemia, Carotenosis

hypercarotenemia

 [hi″per-kar″ah-tĕ-ne´me-ah]
an elevated level of carotene in the blood, resulting from excessive ingestion of carotenoids or from decreased ability to convert carotenoids to vitamin A; it is often characterized by yellowing of the skin (see carotenosis). Called also carotenemia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

car·o·ten·e·mi·a

(kar'ō-te-nē'mē-ă),
Carotene in the blood, especially pertaining to increased quantities, which sometimes cause a pale yellow-red pigmentation of the skin that may resemble icterus.
Synonym(s): carotinemia, xanthemia
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

carotenemia

(kăr′ə-tə-nē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of excess carotene in the blood, often resulting in yellowing of the skin.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

carotenemia

Transient yellowing of skin due to excess dietary carotene, seen in infants fed too much carrots or adults consuming mucho carrots or beta carotene.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

car·o·ten·e·mi·a

(kar'ŏ-tĕ-nē'mē-ă)
Carotene in the blood, especially pertaining to increased quantities, which sometimes cause a pale yellow-red pigmentation of the skin that may resemble icterus.
Synonym(s): xanthemia, carotenaemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

car·o·ten·e·mi·a

(kar'ŏ-tĕ-nē'mē-ă)
Surfeit of blood carotene, which sometimes causes a pale yellow-red dermal pigmentation.
Synonym(s): carotinaemia.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012