icterus gravis neonatorum

icterus gravis neo·na·tor·um -.nē-ō-nā-'tȯr-əm n severe jaundice in a newborn child due esp. to erythroblastosis fetalis

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a severe type of neonatal jaundice, usually a form of isoimmunization with Rh factor; it sometimes progresses to kernicterus. Called also erythroleukoblastosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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