Jaundice vs. Sallow

Jaundice vs. Sallow — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Jaundice and Sallow

Jaundicenoun

Yellowish discoloration of the whites of the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes caused by deposition of bile salts in these tissues. It occurs as a symptom of various diseases, such as hepatitis, that affect the processing of bile. Also called icterus.

Sallowadjective

Of a sickly yellowish hue or complexion.

Jaundicenoun

A state or feeling of negativity or bitterness arising especially from envy or world-weariness.

Sallowverb

To make sallow.

Jaundiceverb

To affect with the discoloration of jaundice.

Sallownoun

Any of several low-growing or shrubby European willows, especially Salix caprea or S. cinerea, having large catkins that appear early in the spring and formerly used as a source of charcoal and tannin.

Jaundiceverb

To affect with the negativity or bitterness of jaundice.

Sallowadjective

(of skin) Yellowish.

Jaundicenoun

(pathology) A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine.

Sallowadjective

Of a sickly pale colour.

Jaundicenoun

(figurative) A feeling of bitterness, resentment or jealousy.

Sallowadjective

(Ireland) Of a tan colour, associated with people from southern Europe or East Asia.

Jaundiceverb

(transitive) To affect with jaundice; to color by prejudice or envy; to prejudice.

Sallowadjective

(of a person) Having skin (especially on the face) of a sickly pale colour.

Jaundicenoun

yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia

Sallowadjective

(of objects or dim light) Having a similar pale, yellowish colour.

Jaundicenoun

a sharp and bitter manner

Sallowadjective

Dirty; murky. en

Jaundiceverb

distort adversely;

Jealousy had jaundiced his judgment

Sallowverb

(intransitive) To become sallow.

Jaundiceverb

affect with, or as if with, jaundice

Sallowverb

(transitive) To cause (someone or something) to become sallow.

Sallownoun

A European willow, Salix caprea, that has broad leaves, large catkins and tough wood.

Sallownoun

A willow twig or branch.

Sallownoun

any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal

Sallowverb

cause to become sallow;

The illness has sallowed her face

Sallowadjective

unhealthy looking