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icteric

[ ik-ter-ik ]
/ ɪkˈtɛr ɪk /
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adjective Pathology.
pertaining to or affected with icterus; jaundiced.
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Also ic·ter·i·cal [ik-ter-i-kuhl] /ɪkˈtɛr ɪ kəl/ .

Origin of icteric

1590–1600; <Latin ictericus<Greek ikterikós, equivalent to íkter(os) jaundice + -ikos-ic

OTHER WORDS FROM icteric

post·ic·ter·ic, adjectivesub·ic·ter·ic, adjectivesub·ic·ter·i·cal, adjective

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Medical definitions for icteric

icteric
[ ĭk-tĕrĭk ]

adj.
Relating to or affected with jaundice.
Used to treat jaundice.
n.
A remedy for jaundice.
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