1. [ noun ] (medicine,pathology) yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
Synonyms: jaundice
Related terms: symptom kernicterus jaundice_of_the_newborn hyperbilirubinemia jaundice
2. [ noun ] (biology,zoology) type genus of the Icteridae
Synonyms: genus_Icterus
Related terms: bird_genus Icteridae orchard_oriole northern_oriole
Similar spelling:   icteric