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Liver

Meanings and phrases

liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having a reddish-brown color; liver-colored

liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
  2. liver of an animal used as meat
  3. a person who has a special life style
  4. someone who lives in a place

calf 's liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. liver of a calf used as meat; calves' liver

calves ' liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. liver of a calf used as meat; calf's liver

cancer of the liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort; liver cancer

central veins of liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. terminal branches of the hepatic veins that lie in the hepatic lobules and receive blood from the liver sinusoids; venae centrales hepatis

chicken liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. liver of a chicken used as meat

cirrhosis of the liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism; cirrhosis

cod liver oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D; cod-liver oil

fatty liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 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
E.g.
  • Many laboratory abnormalities are seen in acute fatty liver of pregnancy.
  • Excessive dietary energy intake is believed to be the cause of fatty liver hemorrhagic syndrome.
  • Tamoxifen is also a cause of fatty liver, otherwise known as steatorrhoeic hepatosis or steatosis hepatis.

goose liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. liver of a goose used as meat

liver cancer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort; cancer of the liver
E.g.
  • Kuei died of liver cancer in 1999 at the age of 61.
  • He died shortly thereafter of liver cancer at age 43.
  • Not long after, in 1996, Karmal died from liver cancer.

liver chestnut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a solid dark brown horse

liver disease

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a disease affecting the liver
E.g.
  • Caution should be used in people with liver disease.
  • In 1813, he fell ill and died of liver disease.
  • She was under treatment for liver disease on her last days

liver fluke

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans; Fasciola hepatica

liver pudding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sausage containing ground liver; liver sausage; liverwurst

liver rot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a disease of the liver (especially in sheep and cattle) caused by liver flukes and their by-products; black disease; sheep rot; distomatosis

liver sausage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sausage containing ground liver; liver pudding; liverwurst

liver spot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin

liver failure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Miller died on October 22, 1994, of liver failure.
  • Garrett died of liver failure at the age of 47 in 1993.
  • Hemolysis, renal, and liver failure result.

liver transplant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His photograph of a liver transplant made the "Life" cover.
  • Burroughs Jr. underwent a liver transplant in 1976 after developing cirrhosis.
  • The 2018 inductee was Jarrius "JJ" Robertson, a double liver transplant survivor.

liver damage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Prolonged daily use and may cause kidney or liver damage.
  • Long-term use by ingestion can result in serious liver damage.
  • Hepatotoxicity (liver damage) can be caused by many cytotoxic drugs.

died of liver

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kuei died of liver cancer in 1999 at the age of 61.
  • In 1813, he fell ill and died of liver disease.
  • Garrett died of liver failure at the age of 47 in 1993.

liver cells

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His research in dogs demonstrated that liver cells had an almost unlimited ability to regenerate.
  • The Nematode wanders through the host liver causing loss of liver cells and thereby loss of function.
  • It has been suggested that PCSK9 causes FH mainly by reducing the number of LDL receptors on liver cells.

liver function

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Estetrol has relatively minimal effects on liver function.
  • Alcohol may be metabolised more slowly if liver function is impaired.
  • B) Cirrhotic patients altered baseline liver function tests (Childs B & C).
E.g.
  • The University Hospital Walter Cantídio is the largest liver transplantation facility in the country.
  • The physicians who treat this condition will often consult with experts in liver transplantation in severe cases.
  • A Cochrane systematic review in 2012 found no significant benefit in reducing mortality, the rate of liver transplantation, pruritus or fatigue.

liver problems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • side effect of medicine or symptom of liver problems.
  • Care should be taken in those with either kidney or liver problems.
  • In extreme cases, ramipril may lead to potentially fatal liver problems.

liver and kidney

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Holmes died in February 2011, of complications from liver and kidney failure.
  • Thomas's mother Martha died due to liver and kidney failure before Thomas was nine.
  • Depending on liver and kidney function, cocaine metabolites are detectable in urine.
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