NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,856 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (koh-leh-STAY-sis)
- Any condition in which the release of bile from the liver is blocked. The blockage can occur in the liver (intrahepatic cholestasis) or in the bile ducts (extrahepatic cholestasis).