Compartir esta entrada

icterus División en sílabas: ic·ter·us
Pronunciación: /ˈiktərəs/

Definición de icterus en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine
Technical term for jaundice.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The laboratory findings confirmed the icterus with a total bilirubin of 18.6 mg/dl (direct bilirubin 12.8 mg/dl).
  • Physical examination revealed scleral icterus and a markedly distended abdomen with hepatomegaly.
  • At autopsy, icterus and anasarca were present.

Derivados

icteric

1
Pronunciación: /ikˈterik/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The postmortem examination revealed a slightly icteric liver with marked vascular abnormalities and an adenocarcinoma of the common hepatic duct.
  • Only the icteric serum from control patients developed a color (clear pink) change at the end of the assay.
  • Three months later, he was icteric and had a palpable liver edge, but splenomegaly, ascites, and other stigmata of chronic liver disease were absent.

Origen

Early 18th century: via Latin from Greek ikteros. The Latin term denoted jaundice, also a yellowish-green bird (the sight of which was thought to cure jaundice).

Definición de icterus en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium