cholangiolitic cirrhosis

[kō-lăn′jē-ō-lĭtĭk]

n.

Chronic cirrhosis in which there is diffuse inflammation of the cholangioles, with inflammation, fibrosis, and regeneration; it is characterized by relapses and febrile episodes.

Nearby words

  1. cholangiofibrosis,
  2. cholangiogastrostomy,
  3. cholangiogram,
  4. cholangiography,
  5. cholangiole,
  6. cholangiolitic hepatitis,
  7. cholangiolitis,
  8. cholangioma,
  9. cholangiopancreatography,
  10. cholangioscopy


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