GlossaryMetabolic: Having to do with normal body processes.
Metabolic disorder: Disruption of normal body processes, usually due to deficiency or absence of an enzyme.
Biliary tract: Ducts that carry bile from the liver. They include the left, right and common hepatic, cystic, and common bile ducts.
Cirrhosis: A type of chronic, progressive liver disease characterized by the presence of scar tissue and liver nodules.
Cholangitis: Inflammation of the biliary tract (bile ducts).
Sclerosis: Hardening or thickening of an organ or tissue, usually due to abnormal growth of fibrous tissue.
Cholestasis: Condition where bile accumulates within the liver.
Transplant: The surgical transfer of an organ or tissue from one position (or person) to another.
Necrosis: Changes due to death of cells or tissues.
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