extrahepatic

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adjective ex·tra·he·pat·ic \ ˌek-strə-hi-ˈpa-tik \

Definition of extrahepatic

:situated or originating outside the liver

First Known Use of extrahepatic

circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

extrahepatic

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adjective ex·tra·he·pat·ic \ -hi-ˈpat-ik \

medical Definition of extrahepatic

:situated or originating outside the liver
  • extrahepatic jaundice
  • extrahepatic tumors

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