noun \hi-ˈpa-tə-ˌsīt, ˈhe-pə-tə-\

Definition of HEPATOCYTE

:  an epithelial parenchymatous cell of the liver

First Known Use of HEPATOCYTE



noun \hi-ˈpat-ə-ˌsīt, ˈhep-ət-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEPATOCYTE

: any of the polygonal epithelial parenchymatous cells of the liver that secrete bile—called also hepatic cell, liver cell


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