cholestasis

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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
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Today, liver elasticity is recognized as an indicator of liver problems due to its link to fibrosis and cirrhosis, as well as other factors such as portal hypertension, inflammation, congestion, and cholestasia, which arise from chronic liver disease.