kernicterus definition

  • noun:
    • problems for the mind centres of infants due to increased levels of unconjugated-indirect bilirubin which will be no-cost (perhaps not bound to albumin).
    • an abnormal buildup of bile pigment inside brain along with other nerve tissue; triggers yellow staining and tissue damage

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