Medical Dictionary

hobnail liver

noun hob·nail liver \ ˈhäb-ˌnāl- \
variants: or hobnailed liver play \ˈhäb-ˌnāld-\

medical Definition of hobnail liver

1 : the liver as it appears in one form of cirrhosis in which it is shrunken and hard and covered with small projecting nodules
2 : the cirrhosis associated with hobnail liver : laennec's cirrhosis

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