transhepatic

adjective
trans·​he·​pat·​ic | \ -hi-ˈpat-ik How to pronounce transhepatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of transhepatic

: passing through or performed by way of the bile ducts specifically : involving direct injection (as of a radiopaque medium) into the bile ducts transhepatic cholangiography

Other Words from transhepatic

transhepatically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce transhepatically (audio) \ adverb

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“Transhepatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transhepatic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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