fatty liver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fatty liver yellow discoloration as a result of the accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) in the liver; can be caused by alcoholic cirrhosis or pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fatty liver (Med) etc. Med, a heart, liver, etc., which have been the subjects of fatty degeneration or infiltration.
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Usage

In literature:

To this perverted chemical action is also due the fatty degeneration so common in inebriates, affecting the muscles, the heart, and the liver.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
There is more or less inflammation of the membranes of the brain, kidneys, and liver, and some fatty degeneration of the voluntary muscles.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
I found all these large trout to have fatty degeneration of the heart and liver, but no worms.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
In acute yellow atrophy of the liver and in cases of severe jaundice fatty degenerations are constantly met with.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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In news:

Role of ceramides in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease p365.
Fatty liver disease rises with childhood obesity.
Doctors have reported a link between the increasing amount of overweight kids and the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Takoma Park's elected leaders are taking a stand against foie gras, the fatty goose liver and French delicacy.
The gallbladder 's most important function is to store bile, a substance manufactured in the liver which helps the body digest fatty foods.
Fatty liver disease rises with childhood obesity.
Doctors have reported a link between the increasing amount of overweight kids and the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease .
Fatty liver disease has gone from unknown to pandemic, but does it mean anything.
Weight loss is best treatment for fatty liver disease.
It used to be that fatty liver disease was usually caused by abusing alcohol.
However, it has also been true that obesity and diabetes could cause fatty liver.
Fatty liver diet treatment Honestly, it is problematical to give the actual definitive answer of all fatty liver disease disease patients because most people have to undertake into consideration so many factors.
Fatty liver disease, the detrimental build-up of fat in liver cells, affects almost one third of Americans, and is often linked with obesity and high triglycerides.
While it may not cause symptoms, fatty liver can contribute to liver damage.
In a special meal titled 'Foie You,' a French-style San Clemente restaurant flouts a new California law banning the sale of the fatty fowl liver.
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In science:

For example, symptoms of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) have been found at 47% of psoriatics (of 130), while in the control group of healthy - only at 28% (of 260).
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
Weisenseel P, Prinz JC. Incidental detection of S. pyogenes -DNA in psoriatic skin by PCR. Arch Dermatol Res. 2005 Jun;296(12):573-6. 15856267. Wenk K, Arrington K, Ehrlich A. Psoriasis and non -alcoholic fatty liver disease. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
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