extrahepatic

adjective
ex·​tra·​he·​pat·​ic | \ ˌek-strə-hi-ˈpa-tik How to pronounce extrahepatic (audio) \

Definition of extrahepatic

: situated or originating outside the liver

First Known Use of extrahepatic

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Extrahepatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extrahepatic. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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extrahepatic

adjective
ex·​tra·​he·​pat·​ic | \ -hi-ˈpat-ik How to pronounce extrahepatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of extrahepatic

: situated or originating outside the liver extrahepatic jaundice extrahepatic tumors

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