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liver failure:
Liver failure is the final stage of liver disease. By definition, liver failure occurs when the liver is so diseased, and functioning so poorly, that encephalopathy is evident. Any progressive liver disease can result in liver failure; examples include: acetaminophen toxicity, cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, and metastatic cancer of the liver. ...
Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liver_failure
liver function test:
A blood test to measure the blood levels of certain substances released by the liver. A high or low level of certain substances can be a sign of liver disease.
Link: www.stjude.org/glossary
liver fluke:
one found in the liver, such as species of Clonorchis, Dicrocoelium, Fasciola, Fascioloides, or Opisthorchis.
Link: www.merckmedicus.com/pp/us/hcp/thcp_dorlands_conte...
liver:
the largest organ in the body, producing many essential chemicals and regulating the levels of most vital substances in the blood
Link: www.american-depot.com/services/resources_gl_l.asp
liver failure:
the final stage of liver disease, in which liver function becomes so impaired that other areas of the body are affected, most commonly the brain
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cod liver oil:
Cod liver oil is an oil extracted from cod livers. Prior to the fortification of milk with vitamins A and D, it was commonly given to children as a nutritional supplement.Cod liver oil is an excellent source of vitamin A and Vitamin D, it is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA). High quality cod liver oil is "a pale-yellow, thin, oily liquid, having a peculiar, slightly fishy, but not rancid odor, and a bland, slightly fishy taste. ...
Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cod_liver_oil
cod-liver oil:
Cod liver oil is an oil extracted from cod livers. Prior to the fortification of milk with vitamins A and D, it was commonly given to children as a nutritional supplement.Cod liver oil is an excellent source of vitamin A and Vitamin D, it is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA). High quality cod liver oil is "a pale-yellow, thin, oily liquid, having a peculiar, slightly fishy, but not rancid odor, and a bland, slightly fishy taste. ...
Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cod-liver_oil
fatty liver:
A liver with accumulations of fat within its cells. Fatty liver disease can result from excessive alcohol use. It can also occur in people who don't drink excessive amounts of alcohol (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease) but who have conditions such as obesity or diabetes.
Link: www.cnn.com/HEALTH/library/DG/00022.html
fatty liver:
One affected with fatty infiltration, usually from alcohol abuse, jejunoileal bypass surgery, or occasionally diabetes mellitus; fat is in large droplets and the liver is enlarged but of normal consistency; patients are often asymptomatic but the condition can progress to hepatitis or cirrhosis if the underlying cause is not removed. [Dorland]
Link: www.antiquusmorbus.com/English/Alcoholism.htm
nutmeg liver:
An appearance of the liver when cut across, resembling that of a section of a nutmeg, supposed by some to be the result of intemperance in the use of alcoholic drinks; but occurring under other causes. Also; whiskey liver and gindrinker's liver. [Dunglison1874]
Link: www.antiquusmorbus.com/English/Alcoholism.htm
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