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  • n. The occurrence of yellow matter in the blood.
  • n. The occurrence of yellow skin

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  • n. excess carotene in the blood stream; can cause the skin to turn a pale yellow or red color

Etymologies

From xanth- + -emia. (Wiktionary)

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