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liver:
The largest organ in the abdomen, responsible for producing enzymes required for digestion of food, and bile that helps to digest fat. The liver also detoxifies the blood and may be damaged in the process.
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liver:
The largest internal organ in the body, the liver is located in the upper right portion of the abdomen, beneath the diaphragm and above most of the stomach, intestines and pancreas. The liver has many functions, including secreting bile, neutralizing poisons, synthesizing proteins, and storing glycogen and certain vitamins and minerals.
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liver function test:
a test that measures the blood SERUM level of any of several ENZYMES produced by the liver. An elevated liver function test is a sign of possible liver damage.
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liver:
Prolonged, heavy drinking has been associated in many cases with primary liver cancer. However, it is liver cirrhosis, whether caused by alcohol or another factor, that is thought to induce the cancer. In areas of Africa and Asia, liver cancer afflicts 50 or more people per 100,000 per year, usually associated with cirrhosis caused by hepatitis viruses. ...
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liver:
largest organ in the body, which carries out many important functions, such as making bile, changing food into energy, and cleaning alcohol and poisons from the blood.
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fatty liver:
The infiltration of fat into liver cells. The disease is associated with alcohol abuse but can because by diabetes, pregnancies and obesity. Another term is steatosis.
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fatty liver:
buildup of fat in liver cells. Also called steatosis.
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fatty liver:
Refers to a condition where fat accumulates in liver cells. This accumulation of fat does not generally cause liver damage, but it needs to be monitored. It is detected by liver biopsy.
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fatty liver:
Also known as steatosis. The initial change and the most common hepatic abnormality in hospitalized alcoholics. The increased liver fat is derived from the diet, from free fatty acids mobilized from adipose tissue, and from lipid synthesized in the liver and inadequately degraded or excreted.
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fatty liver:
Excessive deposit of fat in the liver.
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Liver Diseases, Alcoholic:
Liver diseases associated with ALCOHOLISM. It usually refers to the coexistence of two or more subentities, i.e., ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER; ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS; and ALCOHOLIC CIRRHOSIS.
Synonyms: Alcoholic Liver Disease, Liver Disease, Alcoholic
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Liver Diseases, Parasitic:
Liver diseases caused by infections with PARASITES, such as tapeworms (CESTODA) and flukes (TREMATODA).
Synonyms: Disease, Parasitic Liver, Diseases, Parasitic Liver, Liver Disease, Parasitic, Parasitic Liver Disease
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Liver Extracts:
Extracts of liver tissue containing uncharacterized specific factors with specific activities; a soluble thermostable fraction of mammalian liver is used in the treatment of pernicious anemia.
Synonyms: Perhepar, Extracts, Liver
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Liver Failure:
Severe inability of the LIVER to perform its normal metabolic functions, as evidenced by severe JAUNDICE and abnormal serum levels of AMMONIA; BILIRUBIN; ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE; ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE; LACTIC DEHYDROGENASE; and albumin/globulin ratio. (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed)
Synonyms: Hepatic Failure
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Liver Failure, Acute:
A form of rapid-onset LIVER FAILURE, also known as fulminant hepatic failure, caused by severe liver injury or massive loss of HEPATOCYTES. It is characterized by sudden development of liver dysfunction and JAUNDICE. Acute liver failure may progress to exhibit cerebral dysfunction even HEPATIC COMA depending on the etiology that includes hepatic ISCHEMIA, drug toxicity, malignant infiltration, and viral hepatitis such as post-transfusion HEPATITIS B and HEPATITIS C.
Synonyms: Fulminating Liver Failure, Hepatic Failure, Acute, Acute Hepatic Failure, Acute Liver Failure, Failure, Acute Hepatic, Failure, Acute Liver, Fulminant Hepatic Failure, Fulminant Hepatic Failures, Fulminant Liver Failure, Fulminant Liver Failures
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Fish Oils:
Oils high in unsaturated fats extracted from the bodies of fish or fish parts, especially the livers. Those from the liver are usually high in vitamin A. The oils are used as dietary supplements, in soaps and detergents, as protective coatings, and as a base for other food products such as vegetable shortenings.
Synonyms: Liver Oils, Fish,Oils, Fish,Oils, Fish Liver

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fms-Like Tyrosine Kinase 3:
A receptor tyrosine kinase that is involved in HEMATOPOIESIS. It is closely related to FMS PROTO-ONCOGENE PROTEIN and is commonly mutated in acute MYELOID LEUKEMIA.
Synonyms: CD135 Antigen,Fetal Liver Kinase-2,Fetal Liver Kinase-3,Stem Cell Tyrosine Kinase 1,Antigen, CD135,Fetal Liver Kinase 2,Fetal Liver Kinase 3,fms Like Tyrosine Kinase 3

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Glycogen Phosphorylase, Liver Form:
An isoenzyme of GLYCOGEN PHOSPHORYLASE that catalyzes the degradation of GLYCOGEN in liver tissue. Mutation of the gene coding this enzyme on chromosome 14 is the cause of GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE TYPE VI.
Synonyms: Glycogen Phosphorylase a, Liver Form,Glycogen Phosphorylase b, Liver Form

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Hepatic Insufficiency:
Conditions in which the LIVER functions fall below the normal ranges. Severe hepatic insufficiency may cause LIVER FAILURE or DEATH. Treatment may include LIVER TRANSPLANTATION.
Synonyms: Liver Insufficiency,Insufficiency, Hepatic,Insufficiency, Liver

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Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 1-alpha:
Hepatocyte nuclear factor 1-alpha is a transcription factor found in the LIVER; PANCREAS; and KIDNEY that regulates HOMEOSTASIS of GLUCOSE.
Synonyms: Albumin Proximal Factor,HNF-1alpha,Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 1alpha,LFB1 Transcription Factor,Liver-Specific Transcription Factor LF-B1,HNF 1alpha,Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 1 alpha,Liver Specific Transcription Factor LF B1

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liver starch:

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colic impression on liver:

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coronary ligament of liver:

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cyanotic atrophy of the liver:

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duodenal impression on liver:

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liver cell carcinoma:

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liver circulation:

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liver cirrhosis:

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liver cirrhosis, alcoholic:

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liver cirrhosis, biliary:

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cavernous haemangioma of liver:

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central veins of liver:

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chronic active liver disease:

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cod liver oil:

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cold liver lesion:

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livers:

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livery:

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Liver transplantation, living donor:

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Pediatric end stage liver disease:

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Percutaneous liver biopsy:

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Pregnancy, acute fatty liver:

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Primary liver cancer, adult:

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Transplant, liver:

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Shark Liver Oil-Diperodon Rect:

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Shark Liver Oil-Petrolatum,Wh Rect:

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Shark Liver Oil-Vitamin E Oral:

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Super B Complex/C/Liver/Iron Oral:

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Super B-Complex w/Liver & Iron Oral:

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Vit B12-Liver Extract-DNA-RNA Oral:

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Vitamin B12-Liver Oral:

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Zinc Oxide-Cod Liver Oil Top:

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CALD:

 
chronic active liver disease
 

Chang:

 
L Chang liver cells
 

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CLO:

 
Cod liver oil
 

ESLD:

 
End stage liver disease
 

FL:

 
Fetal liver
 

FLC:

 
Fetal liver cells
 

FLHS:

 
Fatty Liver Haemorrhagic Syndrome
 

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K70.0: Alcoholic fatty liver
K70.2: Alcoholic fibrosis and sclerosis of liver
K70.3: Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver
K70.9: Alcoholic liver disease, unspecified
K71.-: Toxic liver disease
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