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fatty liver

Definition:
Lipid infiltration of the hepatic parenchymal cells resulting in a yellow-colored liver. The abnormal lipid accumulation is usually in the form of triglycerides, either as a single large droplet or multiple small droplets. Fatty liver is caused by an imbalance in the metabolism of fatty acids.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • non-alcoholic fatty liver
  • non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • liver steatosis
  • alcoholic fatty liver
  • hepatic steatosis
  • alcoholic steatohepatitis
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39620
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2020-08-17