Synonyms

1. Icterus

noun. type genus of the Icteridae.

Synonyms

  • orchard oriole
  • Icteridae
  • genus Icterus
  • family Icteridae
  • bird genus
  • northern oriole
  • Icterus galbula

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2. icterus

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 of the newborn
  • hyperbilirubinemia
  • icterus neonatorum
  • symptom
  • kernicterus
  • physiological jaundice of the newborn

Antonyms

  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

Example sentences of the word icterus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Jaundice, in particular, also known as icterus, is often a hallmark sign of liver disease.

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