physiologic jaundice

noun Pathology.
a transitory jaundice that affects some infants for the first few days after birth.
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physiologic jaundice n.
Mild jaundice of newborns caused mainly by functional immaturity of the liver. Also called physiologic icterus.

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It is a type of physiologic or exaggerated physiologic jaundice.
Normal physiologic jaundice made worse by inadequate caloric intake.
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