hepatic

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Related to Hepatic sinusoids: Central vein, Bile canaliculi, Space of Disse
  • noun

Synonyms for hepatic

any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses

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The basic lesion of liver telangiectasis consists in a focal dilation and congestion of the hepatic sinusoids.
Defenestration of the hepatic sinusoids as a cause of hyperlipoproteinaemia in alcoholics.
3) Liver failure is theorized to occur from plugging of hepatic sinusoids by bile and sickle red blood cells, leading to vascular stasis and local hypoxia.
The larvae cross the intestinal wall and cysts develop in the hepatic sinusoids.
Kupffer cells (liver macrophages) in the blood pass through the hepatic sinusoids and in fibrosis become activated by adverse stimuli such as viruses or toxins.