jaundice

Part of speech: noun

A disease characterized by yellowness of the skin.

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Usage examples "jaundice":

  1. And I had two occupations unshared by the rest, which took up much time, for I wrote verses and had jaundice. - "A Prisoner in Turkey", John Still.
  2. A decoction of the wild root is good for a sluggish liver, and in passive jaundice. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
  3. A pretty common one is that of an Obstruction of the Liver, which has been productive of a Jaundice. - "Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health", Samuel Auguste David Tissot.