bleeding into the biliary passages.
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Bleeding into the biliary passages, usually as a result of hepatic trauma or a neoplasm in the liver or biliary tract.
Synonym(s): hematobilia
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(hĕm″ă-tō-bĭl′ē-ă) [″ + L. bilis, bile]
Blood in the bile or bile ducts.
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