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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jaun·dice /ˈʤɔndəs, ˈʤɑn-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 jaun·dice /ˈʤɔndəs, ˈʤɑn-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jaun·dice n.  Med. A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the feces, 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jaun·dice v. t. To affect with jaundice; to color by prejudice or envy; to prejudice.
    The envy of wealth jaundiced his soul.   --Ld. Lytton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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 [syn: icterus]
      2: a sharp and bitter manner [syn: bitterness, acrimony, acerbity]
      v 1: distort adversely; "Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment"
      2: affect with, or as if with, jaundice