hepatocellular jaundice

jaundice caused by injury to or disease of the liver cells.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Jaundice — Yellowish staining of the skin and sclerae (the whites of the eyes) by abnormally blood high levels of the bile pigment bilirubin. The yellowing extends to other tissues and body fluids. Jaundice was once called the morbus regius (the regal… …   Medical dictionary

  • jaundice — /jawn dis, jahn /, n., v., jaundiced, jaundicing. n. 1. Also called icterus. Pathol. yellow discoloration of the skin, whites of the eyes, etc., due to an increase of bile pigments in the blood, often symptomatic of certain diseases, as hepatitis …   Universalium

  • jaundice — n. a yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, indicating excess bilirubin (a bile pigment) in the blood. Jaundice is classified into three types. Obstructive jaundice occurs when bile made in the liver fails to reach the intestine due to… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hepatocellular — |hepəd.ō+ adjective Etymology: hepat + cellular : of or involving hepatic cells hepatocellular jaundice * * * /hep euh toh sel yeuh leuhr, hi pat oh /, adj. pertaining to or affecting liver cells. [1934 40; HEPATO + CELLULAR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jaundice — Yellowing redirects here. For the plant disease, see lethal yellowing. For paper degradation, see foxing. Icterus and icteric redirect here. For the physiological event, see Ictal. For the songbird Icteria, see Yellow breasted Chat. Jaundice… …   Wikipedia

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma — A tumor in which the cancer starts during adulthood in cells in the liver. Also called adult primary liver cancer. Primary liver cancer is different from cancer that has metastasized (spread) from another place in the body to the liver. The signs …   Medical dictionary

  • Желтуха (Jaundice, Icterus) — появление желтой окраски кожи и склер глаз, свидетельствующее об избыточном содержании в крови билирубина (желчного пигмента). Существуют три вида желтухи. 06турационная желтуха (obstructive jaundice) развивается в случае, если образующаяся в… …   Медицинские термины

  • Carcinoma, hepatocellular — A tumor in which the cancer starts during adulthood in cells in the liver. Also called adult primary liver cancer. Primary liver cancer is different from cancer that has metastasized (spread) from another place in the body to the liver. The signs …   Medical dictionary

  • ЖЕЛТУХА — (jaundice, icterus) появление желтой окраски кожи и склер глаз, свидетельствующее об избыточном содержании в крови билирубина (желчного пигмента). Существуют три вида желтухи. 06турационная желтуха (obstructive jaundice) развивается в случае,… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • digestive system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases that affect the human digestive tract. Such disorders may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), pancreas, liver, or biliary tract. A prevalent disorder of the digestive… …   Universalium

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