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cho·le·sta·sis

 (kō′lĭ-stā′sĭs)
n.
Suppression of biliary flow.

cho′le·stat′ic (-stăt′ĭk) adj.

cholestasis

(ˌkəʊlɪˈsteɪsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the medical condition characterized by the inability of bile to pass normally out of the liver due to blockage or impairment

cho•le•sta•sis

(ˌkoʊ ləˈsteɪ sɪs, -ˈstæs ɪs, ˌkɒl ə-)

n.
impairment of the flow of bile.
[1930–35]
cho`le•stat′ic (-ˈstæt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cholestasis - a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructedcholestasis - a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
Translations

cho·le·sta·sis

, cholestasia
n. colestasis, estasis biliar.

cholestasis

n colestasis f; intrahepatic — of pregnancy colestasis intrahepática del embarazo
References in periodicals archive ?
Genetic mutations of ABCB4 may lead to chronic cholestasis, chronic "hepatitis," cryptogenic cirrhosis, intrahepatic lithiasis, gallstones, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), or progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis type 3 (PFIC3), all of which are typically associated with elevated GGTP levels (9).
Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of patients hospitalized for evaluation of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy from January 2013 to June 2014 in a tertiary center.
They include polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP), formerly known as pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP); pemphigoid gestationis (PG), formerly known as herpes gestationis; intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP); and atopic eruption of pregnancy (AEP).
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP): (Syn: Obstetric Cholestasis, Pruritus Gravidarum, Icterus Gravidarum, Recurrent Jaundice of Pregnancy, Idiopathic Jaundice of Pregnancy)
Conclusions: A high frequency of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy was observed.
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy manifests in the third trimester of pregnancy as skin itching, especially on the palms and soles, and as an elevation of the serum levels of bile acids and liver enzymes.
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is a liver disorder that occurs in around one in 140 pregnancies in the UK.
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is caused by disruption of hepatic bile flow during pregnancy.
A randomised placebo- controlled trial of ursodeoxychollc acid and S-adenosylmethionine in the treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
van der Woerd WL, van Mil SWC, Stapelbroek JM, Klomp LWJ, van de Graaf SfJ, Houwen RHJ, Familial cholestasis: progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
Obstetric cholestasis, also known as intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, is a relatively uncommon liver disorder that classically presents in the third trimester (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [RCOG], 2006).
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy Pruritus was reduced more effectively in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy after treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid, according to a randomized study of 84 symptomatic patients in Lithuania.