Jaundice

Definition of Jaundice

Jaun´dice
n.1.(Med.) A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the fæces, constipation, uneasiness in the region of the stomach, loss of appetite, and general languor and lassitude. It is caused usually by obstruction of the biliary passages and consequent damming up, in the liver, of the bile, which is then absorbed into the blood.
Blue jaundice
See Cyanopathy.
v. t.1.To affect with jaundice; to color by prejudice or envy; to prejudice.
The envy of wealth jaundiced his soul.
- Ld. Lytton.

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