physiologic jaundice

noun Pathology.

a transitory jaundice that affects some infants for the first few days after birth.

Nearby words

  1. physiologic cup,
  2. physiologic dwarf,
  3. physiologic equilibrium,
  4. physiologic excavation,
  5. physiologic hypertrophy,
  6. physiologic leukocytosis,
  7. physiologic occlusion,
  8. physiologic rest position,
  9. physiologic retraction ring,
  10. physiologic scotoma Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for physiologic jaundice

physiologic jaundice


Mild jaundice of newborns caused mainly by functional immaturity of the liver.physiologic icterus

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