kernicterus ker·nic·ter·us (kûr-nĭk’tər-əs)
A grave form of jaundice of the newborn characterized by very high levels of unconjugated bilirubin in the blood and by yellow staining and degenerative lesions in the cerebral gray matter. Also called nuclear jaundice.
[kur-ning] /ˈkɜr nɪŋ/ noun, Printing. 1. the setting of two letters closer together than is usual by removing space between them. [kurn] /kɜrn/ Printing. noun 1. a part of the face of a type projecting beyond the body or shank, as in certain italic letters. verb (used with object) 2. to form or furnish with […]
[kur-nahyt] /ˈkɜr naɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, hydrated sodium borate, Na 2 B 4 O 7 ⋅4H 2 O, occurring in transparent colorless crystals: the principal source of boron compounds in the U.S. /ˈkɜːnaɪt/ noun 1. a light soft colourless or white mineral consisting of a hydrated sodium borate in monoclinic crystalline form: an important […]
- Kernmantel rope
/ˈkɜːnˌmæntəl/ noun 1. (mountaineering) a rope made of many straight nylon fibres within a plaited sheath; used for its tensile strength, freedom from twisting, and elasticity
[kur-nos] /ˈkɜr nɒs/ noun, plural kernoi [kur-noi] /ˈkɜr nɔɪ/ (Show IPA). Greek Antiquity. 1. a Mycenaean ceramic piece, usually in the form of a ring, to which were attached a number of cups or vases.