acute yellow atrophy

noun

Medical Definition of acute yellow atrophy

: a severe usually fatal disorder in which the liver degenerates and is reduced in size as a result of toxic chemicals, infection, or other agents

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“Acute yellow atrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acute%20yellow%20atrophy. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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