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jaundice Yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes caused by the buildup of bile in the blood.
jejunum The middle part of the small intestine, located between the duodenum and ileum.
joint The joining of two or more bones. In general, joints allow flexibility and mobility. However, some joints (for example, those in the skull) can't move.
jugular Of the neck or throat, as in jugular veins.