Definition of Extrahepatic

1. Adjective. Happening or existing outside the liver. ¹



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Definition of Extrahepatic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Extrahepatic

1. Outside of, or unrelated to, the liver. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extrahepatic

extrafamilial
extrafloral
extrafoliaceous
extraforaneous
extragalactic
extragalactic nebula
extragastrointestinal
extrageneous
extragenetic
extragenic
extragenomic
extraglomerular
extragonadal
extrahelical
extrahepatic (current term)
extraintestinal
extrait
extraits
extrajection
extrajudicial
extrajudicially
extralarge
extralegal
extralegally
extraligamentous
extralimital
extralimitary
extralinguistic
extraliterary

Literary usage of Extrahepatic

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"CONGENITAL CYSTIC DILATATION OF THE extrahepatic BILE DUCTS The so-called choledochus cysts are in reality the result of extreme dilatation of the common ..."

2. Report of the Henry Phipps Institute by University of Pennsylvania, Henry Phipps Institute (1915)
"In tuberculosis we find jaundice caused by both extrahepatic and ... The extrahepatic cases have been caused by tuberculous glands in the portal fissure ..."

3. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"... 9th revision, with clinical modification codes for malignant neoplasms of the liver and intrahepatic bile ducts, gallbladder, and extrahepatic bile ..."

4. A Handbook of Medical Diagnosis: For the Use of Practitioners and Students by James Cornelius Wilson (1915)
"The Gall-Bladder and extrahepatic Bile Passages. THE GALL-BLADDER. This membranous sac is situated in a fossa in the base of the liver. It is pear-shaped, ..."

5. Diseases of the Liver, Pancreas and Suprarenal Capsules by Reginald Heber Fitz, Leopold Oser, Frederick A. Packard (1903)
"... were aneurysms of both branches), once from the cystic artery (Chiari); in 4 cases the aneurysm was situated outside of the liver. The extrahepatic ..."

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