choleresis

noun
cho·​le·​re·​sis | \ ˌkō-lə-ˈrē-səs, ˌkäl-ə- How to pronounce choleresis (audio) \
plural cholereses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce choleresis (audio) \

Medical Definition of choleresis

: the flow of bile from the liver especially when increased above a previous or normal level — compare cholagogue, cholepoiesis, hydrocholeresis

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“Choleresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choleresis. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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