extrahepatic

adjective

ex·​tra·​he·​pat·​ic ˌek-strə-hi-ˈpa-tik How to pronounce extrahepatic (audio)
: situated or originating outside the liver

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of extrahepatic was circa 1923

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Cite this Entry

“Extrahepatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extrahepatic. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

extrahepatic

adjective
ex·​tra·​he·​pat·​ic -hi-ˈpat-ik How to pronounce extrahepatic (audio)
: situated or originating outside the liver
extrahepatic jaundice
extrahepatic tumors
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