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Liver  

BROADER CONCEPT

ENTRY TERMS

  • Livers

NOTE

  • / blood supply: consider also LIVER CIRCULATION; / cytol: consider also HEPATOCYTES & KUPFFER CELLS; / surg: consider also HEPATECTOMY & LIVER TRANSPLANTATION; inflammation = HEPATITIS & its specifics; specialty is HEPATOLOGY see GASTROENTEROLOGY; do not confuse "hepatic" with "intrahepatic": "intrahepatic" may refer to BILE DUCTS, INTRAHEPATIC & its diseases

SCOPE NOTE

  • A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.

HISTORY NOTE

  • /cytology was LIVER CYTOLOGY 1964-65; /enzymology was LIVER ENZYMOLOGY 1964-65; /physiology was LIVER FUNCTION 1964-65

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http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D008099

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