Wiktionary(2.00 / 1 vote)Rate this definition: icteric(Noun) A medicine for jaundice. icteric(Adjective) Jaundiced (having icterus); having yellowing of the skin, mucous membranes of the sclerae of the eyes, or other parts of the body.Does jaundice go away?
In adults, jaundice itself usually isn’t treated. But your doctor will treat the condition that’s causing it. If you have acute viral hepatitis, jaundice will go away on its own as the liver begins to heal.What causes icteric plasma?
Icterus or hyperbilirubenemia is the presence of high levels of bilirubin. Icteric serum or plasma ranges in color from dark to bright yellow, rather than normal straw color. Icterus occurs because of the increased bilirubin production or inappropriate excretion.