prehepatic

adjective

pre·​he·​pat·​ic ˌprē-hi-ˈpat-ik How to pronounce prehepatic (audio)
: existing or occurring before the liver
specifically : of, relating to, or occurring in the hepatic portal system
prehepatic metabolism
prehepatic blood
prehepatic venous obstruction

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“Prehepatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prehepatic. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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