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cho·le·sta·sis

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

cho′le·stat′ic (-stăt′ĭk) adj.
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations

cho·le·sta·sis

, cholestasia
n. colestasis, estasis biliar.
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cholestasis

n colestasis f; intrahepatic — of pregnancy colestasis intrahepática del embarazo
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References in periodicals archive ?
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is a liver disorder affecting approximately 5,500 pregnancies annually in the UK.
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: perinatal outcome associated with expectant management.
Genetic variations of bile salt transporters as predisposing factors for drug-induced cholestasis, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy and therapeutic response of viral hepatitis.
Dixon et al., "Functional Variants of the Central Bile Acid Sensor FXR Identified in Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy," Gastroenterology, vol.
In addition, there was no significant difference in the rate of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy; the reason may be that the disease is closely related to region, heredity, and so on, but is not related to maternal age.
A bit higher percentage has been reported by other authors.8,13 PUPPP was the commonest specific disorder of pregnancy accounting for 5.6% followed by prurigo of pregnancy in 12 (3.5%) cases and pruritus gravidarum (also known as intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy) in 4 (1.2%) cases.
In human, intrahepatic cholestasis is one of the most common and devastating manifestations in many hereditary and acquired liver diseases, such as progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, hepatitis, drug-induced liver injury, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, and primary biliary cirrhosis [2].
This polymorphism was previously described as associated with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy [31, 32].
Recurrent familial prolonged intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy associated with chronic liver disease.
Few studies have reported highly significant incidence of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in Hepatitis C positive pregnant women.