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Liver cell

Definition
noun, plural: liver cells
Hepatocyte, or epithelial cell, in the liver, which has metabolic, endocrine, and secretory functions.
Supplement
The liver cells are the major structural and cellular component of the liver, and are involved in various functions of the liver such as the formation and secretion of bile.
See also: hepatocyte.


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