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Search Results for: cirrhosis


Cirrhosis (Science: gastroenterology) liver disease characterised pathologically by loss of the normal microscopic lobular... Read More


Ace --> angiotensin-converting enzyme (Science: enzyme) this hydrolase enzyme cleaves the decapeptide angiotensin i... Read More


Definition adjective (chemistry) Relating to, containing, or produced by alcohol (pathology) Of, relating to, or pertaining... Read More


Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More


Definition noun plural: galactoses ga·lac·tose, ɡəˈlæktəʊz An aldohexose monosaccharide (chemical formula:... Read More

Cystic fibrosis

Definition noun An autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the gene that encodes for cystic fibrosis... Read More

Hot spleen

Hot spleen (Science: radiology) Decreased liver uptake, liver disease (e.g., cirrhosis), shunting of portal venous blood,... Read More


Clubbing (Science: clinical sign) a condition which describes the broadening or thickening of the tips of the fingers (and... Read More

Autoimmune disease

Definition noun, plural: autoimmune diseases A type of disease as a result of an immune response of the body against own... Read More