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—An x-ray machine that projects images of organs.
—Characterized by growth of tiny blood vessels and connective tissue.
—Disease that causes bile to accumulate in the blood, causing the skin and whites of the eyes to turn yellow. Obstructive jaundice is caused by blockage of bile ducts, while non-obstructive jaundice is caused by disease or infection of the liver.
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