Definitions

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  • noun medicine 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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  • noun an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage

Etymologies

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German Kern ("kernel") + -icterus.

Examples

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  • Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates

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  • Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates

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  • Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates

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  • Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates

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  • Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates

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  • Death or serious disability (kernicterus) associated with failure to identify and treat hyperbilirubinemia in neonates

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  • Yeck.

    March 21, 2009