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- n. A yellowish discolouration of tissues undergoing degeneration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The yellow discoloration often observed in cancerous tumors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a yellowish discoloration, especially that sometimes seen in cancerous tumors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an abnormal yellow discoloration of the skin
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