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hypercarotenemia/hy·per·car·o·ten·emia/ (-kar″o-tĕ-ne´me-ah) excessive carotene in the blood, often with yellowing of the skin (carotenosis).
hi"per-kar" cah te ne' me-ah
an excessive amount of carotene in the blood usually associated with a yellow discoloration of the skin.
Disorder marked by orange skin discoloration caused by excess carotenoids in the blood, usually from overconsumption of vegetables that contain Vitamin A (e.g., carrots).