extrahepatic
adjective Date: circa 1923 situated or originating outside the liver

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • extrahepatic — [spelling only] * * * ex·tra·he·pat·ic (ĕk strə hĭ pătʹĭk) adj. Originating or occurring outside the liver. * * * …   Universalium

  • extrahepatic — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • extrahepatic — Outside of, or unrelated to, the liver. * * * ex·tra·he·pat·ic hi pat ik adj situated or originating outside the liver <extrahepatic jaundice> <extrahepatic tumors> * * * ex·tra·he·pat·ic (eks″trə hə patґik) outside… …   Medical dictionary

  • extrahepatic — adjective Happening or existing outside the liver. Research is needed to define extrahepatic processes for uptake and distribution …   Wiktionary

  • extrahepatic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: extra + hepatic : situated or originating outside the liver extrahepatic jaundice compare intrahepatic …   Useful english dictionary

  • extrahepatic — ex·tra·hepatic …   English syllables

  • extrahepatic — Located or occurring outside the liver …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • extrahepatic bile duct carcinoma — cholangiocellular c …   Medical dictionary

  • extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma — any cholangiocarcinoma arising in lower parts of the biliary tree …   Medical dictionary

  • extrahepatic cholestasis — cholestasis occurring outside the liver, due to blockage of a bile duct or ducts; it may be due to a tumor or stricture, a gallstone or other damage in the duct, pancreatitis, or other causes …   Medical dictionary

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