Definición de sclerosing cholangitis en inglés:

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sclerosing cholangitis

Pronunciación: /sklɪəˈrəʊsɪŋ ˌkɒlaŋˈɡʌɪtɪs/
Pronunciación: /sklə-/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
A complication of ulcerative colitis in which the bile ducts develop irregularities and narrowing.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Many patients with sclerosing cholangitis also have ulcerative colitis.
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis associated with ulcerative colitis is twofold more common in men than women.
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis is associated with ulcerative colitis in 75% of cases, although the two may develop at different times.

Origen

1980s: sclerosing from the verb sclerose (back-formation from sclerosed); cholangitis from Greek khole 'bile' + angeion 'vessel' + -itis.

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Saltos de línea: scler|os¦ing chol|an¦gitis

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