cholestasis

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noun cho·le·sta·sis \ˌkō-lə-ˈstā-səs\

Definition of cholestasis

plural

cholestases

play \-ˌsēz\
  1. :  a checking or failure of bile flow

cholestatic

play \-ˈsta-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cholestasis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1888


Medical Dictionary

cholestasis

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noun cho·le·sta·sis \ˌkō-lə-ˈstā-səs, ˌkäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of cholestasis

plural

cholestases

\-ˈstā-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  a checking or failure of bile flow

cholestatic

\ˌkō-lə-ˈstat-ik, ˌkäl-ə-\play adjective

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