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    icterus

    icterus - Dictionary definition and meaning for word icterus

    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : jaundice
    Definition
    (noun) type genus of the Icteridae
    Synonyms : genus icterus
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