hepatocyte

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noun he·pa·to·cyte \hi-ˈpa-tə-ˌsīt, ˈhe-pə-tə-\

Definition of hepatocyte

  1. :  an epithelial parenchymatous cell of the liver

1965

First Known Use of hepatocyte

1965


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hepatocyte

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noun he·pa·to·cyte \hi-ˈpat-ə-ˌsīt, ˈhep-ət-ə-\

Medical Definition of hepatocyte

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


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