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choleresis

noun cho·le·re·sis \ ˌkō-lə-ˈrē-səs, ˌkäl-ə- \

medical Definition of choleresis

plural cholereses play \-ˌsēz\
: the flow of bile from the liver especially when increased above a previous or normal level — compare cholagogue, cholepoiesis, hydrocholeresis

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