cholestasis


cho·le·sta·sis

noun \ˌkō-lə-ˈstā-səs\
plural cho·le·sta·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of CHOLESTASIS

:  a checking or failure of bile flow
cho·le·stat·ic \-ˈsta-tik\ adjective

Origin of CHOLESTASIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1935

cho·le·sta·sis

noun \ˌkō-lə-ˈstā-səs, ˌkäl-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cho·le·sta·ses \-ˈstā-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of CHOLESTASIS

: a checking or failure of bile flow
cho·le·stat·ic \ˌkō-lə-ˈstat-ik, ˌkäl-ə-\ adjective

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