liver

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liver enzyme that is responsible for producing cholesterol 5-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase , HMG-CoA reductase
breed of medium-sized spaniels originating in America having chocolate or liver-colored curly coat American water spaniel
one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body animal starch , glycogen
branch of the hepatic artery; supplies the gall bladder and the surface of the liver arteria cystica , cystic artery
arteries that supply the liver arteria hepatica , hepatic artery
antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow AZT , Retrovir , ZDV , zidovudine
popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States beefsteak fungus , Fistulina hepatica
French physiologist noted for research on secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878) Bernard , Claude Bernard
any of the steroid acids generated in the liver and stored with bile bile acid
digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats bile , gall
excretory ducts of the liver; empty into the hepatic ducts biliary ductule
gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gall bladder biliousness
liver disease biliousness , cirrhosis , hepatitis
disease of the liver (especially in sheep and cattle) caused by liver flukes and their by-products black disease , distomatosis , liver rot , sheep rot
delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver blowfish , puffer , pufferfish , sea squab
tall active short-tailed French breed of bird dog having a usually smooth orange- or liver-and-white coat Brittany spaniel
pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints bronzed diabetes , hemochromatosis , iron-storage disease , iron overload
liver of a calf used as meat calf's liver , calves' liver
malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort cancer of the liver , liver cancer
orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver carotene , carotin , provitamin A
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