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icteric

[ik-ter-ik] /ɪkˈtɛr ɪk/
adjective, Pathology
1.
pertaining to or affected with icterus; jaundiced.
Also, icterical.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin ictericus < Greek ikterikós, equivalent to íkter(os) jaundice + -ikos -ic
Related forms
posticteric, adjective
subicteric, adjective
subicterical, adjective
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Word Origin and History for icteric
adj.

c.1600, from Latin ictericus, from Greek ikterikos "jaundiced," from ikteros (see icterus). Related: Icterical.

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icteric in Medicine

icteric ic·ter·ic (ĭk-těr'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to or affected with jaundice.

  2. Used to treat jaundice.

n.
A remedy for jaundice.
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