fatty liver


fatty liver

noun

Definition of FATTY LIVER

1
: an abnormal condition of the liver that is characterized by lipid accumulation in the hepatocytes to the extent that lipids account for more than five percent of liver weight and that is caused especially by injury, malnutrition, or hepatotoxins
2
: a liver affected with fatty liver

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