Laënnec's cirrhosis

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Laënnec's cirrhosis Laën·nec's cirrhosis (lā-něks')
n.
Cirrhosis in which normal liver lobules are replaced by small regeneration nodules, sometimes containing fat, separated by fibrous tissue strands. Also called portal cirrhosis.

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