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cholestasis

[koh-luh-stey-sis, -stas-is, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈsteɪ sɪs, -ˈstæs ɪs, ˌkɒl ə-/
noun, Pathology
1.
total or partial suppression of the flow of bile.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; chole- + stasis
Related forms
cholestatic
[koh-luh-stat-ik, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈstæt ɪk, ˌkɒl ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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