cholestasis, cholestasia

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(kō″lĕ-stā′sĭs)

(kō″lĕ-stā′zh(ē-)ă)

[chole- + stasis]
Arrest of the flow of bile. This may be due to intrahepatic causes, obstruction of the bile duct by gallstones, or any process that blocks the bile duct, e.g., cancer.
cholestatic (kō″lĕ-stat′ik ), adj.

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(kō″lĕ-stā′sĭs)

(kō″lĕ-stā′zh(ē-)ă)

[chole- + stasis]
Arrest of the flow of bile. This may be due to intrahepatic causes, obstruction of the bile duct by gallstones, or any process that blocks the bile duct, e.g., cancer.
cholestatic (kō″lĕ-stat′ik ), adj.

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