jaundice jaundice  /ˈdʒɔn dəs/


  1. (n) yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
  2. (n) a rough and bitter manner
  3. (v) distort adversely
  4. (v) affect with, or as if with, jaundice


  1. From Army camps and hospitals for the past three months have come rumors of a mysterious epidemic of jaundice.
  2. Infectious hepatitis, by vulgar error called jaundice, is the kind of disease that in peacetime worries doctors very little.
  3. I was born with jaundice.


  • Fearless spirit helps doctor save lives

    Author(s):  Mark Smith When pediatrician Aftab Naz opened his first clinic in Madera in 1982, it took mere months before he saw a patient he would remember the rest of his life. “A 1-year-old girl came in with jaundice,” Naz said in his office at Madera Family Medical Group, the clinic where he is founder and president. “A few days later her tummy started swelling as her liver failed and fluid ...
    on August 23, 2013     Source: Madera Tribune

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  1. Elena, who lives in Ipswich, says: "The liver condition is still there but I push it to the back of my mind. I have been told I have a 50 per cent chance of developing jaundice and I have to take medication every day. I spend about 35 weeks of the...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Elena Baltacha Source: Express.co.uk

  2. "Out of 19 cases of water contamination, 12 are in Panaji. If there is an outbreak of jaundice, the (urban development) minister will be held responsible," Parrikar said.
    on Jul 21, 2009 By: Manohar Parrikar Source: Times of India

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