cholangitis

noun
chol·​an·​gi·​tis | \ ˌkō-ˌlan-ˈjīt-əs How to pronounce cholangitis (audio) \
plural cholangitides\ -​ˈjit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce cholangitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of cholangitis

: inflammation of one or more bile ducts

called also angiocholitis

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“Cholangitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholangitis. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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