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Definition of "hepatocyte" [hepatocyte]

  • A parenchymal cell of the liver. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hepatocyte" in a sentence
  • "Blood flow and hepatocyte function in the liver are impaired enough to "cause death" and birds "fast for a period of 3 days or longer" if force feeding is stopped "indicating that ducks have been fed beyond the point of satiety" according to the AVMA's own fact sheets."
  • "Adipocyte-derived basement membrane extract with biological activity: applications in hepatocyte functional augmentation in vitro"
  • "Of these, two clones could be differentiated into neuron -, adipocyte - or hepatocyte-like cells under certain culture conditions."
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