prehepatic

adjective
pre·​he·​pat·​ic | \ ˌprē-hi-ˈpat-ik How to pronounce prehepatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of prehepatic

: 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 28 Sep. 2021.

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