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- n. Damage to the brain centres of infants caused by increased levels of unconjugated-indirect bilirubin which is free (not bound to albumin).
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- n. an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage
German Kern ("kernel") + -icterus. (Wiktionary)