Jaundice caused by obstruction of the drainage through the bile ducts, as may occur with gallstones. Symptoms of obstructive jaundice include the typical yellowing of jaundice as well as dark urine, pale feces, and itching. Also known as post-hepatic jaundice. Sometimes the cause of obstructive jaundice is cancer, a condition referred to as malignant obstructive jaundice.
The movable junction of the bones below the mouth (the mandible) and the bone just above the mouth (the maxilla).
1. As a noun, a bone of the jaw, particularly the mandible. 2. As a verb, to try and influence with words (jawbones) rather than force.
- JC virus
A virus that commonly causes infections of no consequence in children with a normal immune system, but which is responsible for an infection of the brain and spinal cord called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in people with AIDS and other forms of immune system impairment. Abbreviated JVC. The JC virus is a human polyomavirus. It […]
A highly regarded journal of medical science that publishes “biologically significant findings of clinical relevance.” The JCI is the journal of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honor society of physician-scientists, physicians who are at the bedside, at the research bench, at the blackboard translating findings in the laboratory into the advancement of clinical […]
Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.