Medical Dictionary

hobnail liver

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noun hob·nail liver \ˈhäb-ˌnāl-\
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hobnailed liver

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Medical Definition of hobnail liver

  1. 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. 2:  the cirrhosis associated with hobnail liver :  laennec's cirrhosis


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