cholangiectasis


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cholangiectasis

 [ko-lan″je-ek´tah-sis]
dilatation of a bile duct.
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chol·an·gi·ec·ta·sis

(kō-lan'jē-ek'tă-sis),
Dilation of the bile ducts, usually as a sequel to obstruction or from a congenital lack of a portion of the ductal wall.
[chol- + G. angeion, vessel, + ektasis, a stretching]
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cholangiectasis

GI disease Dilatation of bile ducts, due to ↓ muscle
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chol·an·gi·ec·ta·sis

(kō-lan'jē-ek'tă-sis)
Dilation of the bile ducts, usually as a sequel to obstruction.
[chol- + G. angeion, vessel, + ektasis, a stretching]
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cholangiectasis

Local widening of the bile duct.
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