posthepatic jaundice


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posthepatic jaundice

[pōst′hepat′ik]
Etymology: L, post, after; Gk, hepar, liver; Fr, jaune, yellow
jaundice caused by obstruction of the bile ducts.

post·he·pat·ic jaun·dice

(pōsthe-patik jawndis)
Liver disease caused by complete or partial obstruction of flow in cystic bile ducts.