biliary cirrhosis

noun

Medical Definition of biliary cirrhosis

: chronic progressive liver disease marked by inflammation, obstruction, and damage to the bile ducts within the liver resulting in the accumulation of bile in and functional impairment or failure of the liver

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“Biliary cirrhosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/biliary%20cirrhosis. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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