carotenemia


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carotenemia

[‚ka′rä·tə′nēm·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of carotene in the blood; may cause yellowing of the skin.
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Carotenemia is mostly associated with the over-consumption of carrots but can be caused by some citrus fruits due to their high beta carotene levels.
12] deficiency, anemia, carotenemia, hypothyroidism, or any other disorder of endocrine or metabolic etiology.
The 19-year-old Northumbria University psychology student decided on the bizarre bet after a row with her housemates about a condition known as carotenemia.