Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “primary sclerosing cholangitis”

primary sclerosing cholangitis

noun [U]     /ˌpraɪ.məri skləˌrəʊs.ɪŋ kəʊ.lænˈdʒaɪ.tɪs/ US  /ˈprɑɪ.mer.i skləˈroʊ.sɪŋ ˌkoʊ.lænˈdʒɑɪ.t̬ɪs/ (also PSC) specialized
chronic liver disease caused by inflammation and scarring of the bile ducts of the liver Digestive disorders
(Definition of primary sclerosing cholangitis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of primary sclerosing cholangitis

Word of the Day


the skill or activity of preparing and cooking food

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More