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icterus

 [ik´ter-us]
icterus neonato´rum jaundice in newborn infants, as seen in erythroblastosis fetalis. Called also neonatal jaundice and jaundice of the newborn.
icterus prae´cox mild jaundice developing within the first 24 hours of life (before physiologic jaundice normally occurs), due to ABO blood group incompatibility between mother and infant; it usually clears rapidly and spontaneously, only occasionally resulting in hemolytic disease.

jaun·dice

(jawn'dis), Avoid the redundant phrase yellow jaundice.
A yellowish staining of the integument, sclerae, deeper tissues, and excretions with bile pigments, resulting from increased levels in the plasma.
Synonym(s): icterus
[Fr. jaune, yellow]

icterus

/ic·ter·us/ (ik´ter-us) [L.] jaundice.icter´ic
icterus neonato´rum  jaundice in newborn children.

icterus

(ĭk′tər-əs)
n.

icterus

See jaundice.

icterus

Jaundice, see there.

jaun·dice

(jawn'dis)
1. A yellowish staining of the integument, sclerae, and deeper tissues and of the excretions with bile pigments, which are increased in plasma.
2. Symptom of various disorders, including liver disease.
Synonym(s): icterus.

icterus

An alternative term for JAUNDICE. The Roman author Pliny, the Elder, believed that jaundice could be cured by gazing on the small yellow bird, the oriole. Icteros is the Greek word for a yellow bird.

Icterus

Another name for jaundice.
Mentioned in: Jaundice

jaun·dice

(jawn'dis)
A yellowish staining of the integument, sclerae, deeper tissues, and excretions with bile pigments, due to increased plasma bile levels.
Synonym(s): icterus.

icterus (ik´terəs),

n See jaundice.
icterus, acholuric,

icterus

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As a result, the patient had developed icterus and elevated liver enzymes, which are deemed rare signs and symptoms of the initial presentation of the alimentary tract duplications.
The medical teams used the symptoms of yellow eyes or skin for icterus due to greater practicality of confirming these symptoms during home-visits compared to symptoms, such as ash-coloured stool or tea-coloured urine.
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He added that decisions about management should be made with consideration of the characteristic and preference of the patient, keeping in mind that prior cesarean section and other conditions can preclude induction, and also keeping in mind that icterus is a potential concern.
When more than 10 records of Icterus spurius spurius occurred in a single state or province, we chose 10 records at random to include in the dataset, reducing geographic bias.
He had scleral icterus, had no pharyngeal erythema or tender lymphadenopathy, no hepatosplenomegaly and no abdominal tenderness.
5 times the upper limit of normal (>100 IU/1), with jaundice and/or scleral icterus and three or more of the following symptoms: dark-colored urine; light-colored stools; fever; nausea; vomiting; anorexia; aversion to smoking; pruritus; right upper abdominal discomfort, pain or feeling of pressure; and pruritic red hives of less than four weeks.
During the next 3 days he developed icterus, oliguria and malena.
Icterus Yellowing of the skin and sclerae of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bilirubin.
Suiriri suiriri, Icterus cayanensis, and Sporophila leucoptera, were included in active mixed flocks for prolonged periods (N = 10 mixed flocks observed by >30 minutes, Table 1).
In many affected dogs, a telling sign will be the presence of icterus, commonly referred to as jaundice, a condition in which the animal's mucous membrances--eyes, gums and so forth--have a yellowish tint.
A 71-year-old man presented to his primary care physician's office with scleral icterus, right-upper-quadrant abdominal pain, anorexia, and a 22-pound weight loss during 4 to 6 weeks.