hobnail liver


hob·​nail liver ˈhäb-ˌnāl- How to pronounce hobnail liver (audio)
variants or hobnailed liver
: the liver as it appears in one form of cirrhosis in which it is shrunken and hard and covered with small projecting nodules
: the cirrhosis associated with hobnail liver : laennec's cirrhosis

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“Hobnail liver.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hobnail%20liver. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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