Definition of biliary
: of, relating to, or conveying bile; also : affecting the bile-conveying structures
Recent Examples of biliary from the Web
Robertson suffers from biliary atresia — a rare disease that affects his physical growth, according to The Undefeated.
Robertson has biliary atresia, a condition that affects his physical growth, and has undergone 13 surgeries and two liver transplants.
Robertson was born with a chronic liver disease called biliary atresia that affects his physical growth.
He was born with a chronic liver disease called biliary atresia that affects his physical growth.
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Origin and Etymology of biliary
French biliare, from Latin bilis
First Known Use: 1661See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of biliary
1: of, relating to, or conveying bile biliary stasis
2: affecting the bile-conveying structures biliary disorders
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