Definition of Cholangitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the bile ducts.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Cholangitis

1. Noun. (medicine) An inflammation of the bile duct ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Cholangitis

1. Inflammation of a bile duct. Origin: Gr. Angeion = vessel This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholangitis

cholangiograms
cholangiography
cholangiole
cholangiolitic cirrhosis
cholangiolitic hepatitis
cholangiolitis
cholangioma
cholangiopancreatography
cholangiopathies
cholangiopathy
cholangioscopy
cholangiostomy
cholangiotomy
cholangitic abscess
cholangitides
cholangitis (current term)
cholangitis lenta
cholanic acid
cholanoic acid
cholanopoiesis
cholanopoietic
cholanthrene
cholas
cholascos
cholate
cholates
chole-
cholecalciferol
cholecalcin
cholecarciferol

Literary usage of Cholangitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The symptoms of the purulent cholangitis are preceded by the symptoms of the primary disorders on which it depends, namely, those of gall-stones, ..."

2. Diseases of the Digestive System by Frank Billings (1910)
"cholangitis. Definition:—An inflammatory process in the bile ducts, may manifest ... Some of these symptoms are increased in severity by the cholangitis, ..."

3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1912)
"NON-CALCULOUS FORMS OF CHOLANGiTis will now occupy our attention. Of these, cholangitis in cirrhosis of the liver, in general infections, ..."

4. A Treatise on Cholelithiasis by Bernhard Naunyn (1896)
"(a) cholangitis.—I have already referred on several occasions to the ease with which infection of the bile takes place in cholelithiasis. ..."

5. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"... most strongly linked to ulcerative colitis is primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a chronic, progressive, cholestatic liver disease.259 Approximately ..."

6. Diseases of the liver, gall-bladder and bile-ducts by Humphry Davy Rolleston (1904)
"These cases of fistula? in fact differ so much from the rapid course of suppurative cholangitis that they are usually considered as a separate condition. ..."

7. Diseases of the gall-bladder and bile ducts, including gall-stones by Arthur William Mayo Robson (1900)
"Tubercular cholangitis seems to occur as a rare condition, and apparently only as a sequel ... This form of cholangitis is practically of little importance, ..."

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