carotenemia

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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.

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

carotenemia

(kăr′ə-tə-nē′mē-ə)
n.
The presence of excess carotene in the blood, often resulting in yellowing of the skin.

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.

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.

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.