parapedesis

noun

para·​pe·​de·​sis -pə-ˈdē-səs How to pronounce parapedesis (audio)
plural parapedeses -ˌsēz How to pronounce parapedesis (audio)
: passage of an excretion or secretion (as bile) through an abnormal channel (as blood vessels instead of the bile ducts)

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“Parapedesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parapedesis. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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