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cholestasis

[koh-luh-stey-sis, -stas-is, kol-uh-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. total or partial suppression of the flow of bile.
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Origin of cholestasis

First recorded in 1930–35; chole- + stasis
Related formscho·le·stat·ic [koh-luh-stat-ik, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈstæt ɪk, ˌkɒl ə-/, adjective
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