What does cholestasis mean?

Definitions for cholestasisˌkoʊ ləˈsteɪ sɪs, -ˈstæs ɪs, ˌkɒl ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acholia, cholestasis(noun)

    a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed


  1. cholestasis(Noun)

    The suppression of the flow of bile caused by an obstruction associated with the liver


  1. Cholestasis

    In medicine, cholestasis is a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum. The two basic distinctions are an obstructive type of cholestasis where there is a mechanical blockage in the duct system such as can occur from a gallstone or malignancy, and metabolic types of cholestasis which are disturbances in bile formation that can occur because of genetic defects or acquired as a side effect of many medications.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cholestasis

    Impairment of bile flow due to obstruction in small bile ducts (INTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS) or obstruction in large bile ducts (EXTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cholestasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cholestasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman:

    Aside from having a history of cholestasis in the past, it’s kind of impossible to tell who is going to develop [it].

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