hepatotoxicity

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Related to Liver toxicity: toxic hepatitis, Toxic liver disease

hep·a·to·tox·ic·i·ty

 (hĕp′ə-tō-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē, hĭ-păt′ō-)
n.
1. The quality or condition of being toxic or destructive to the liver.
2. The capacity of a substance to have damaging effects on the liver.

hep′a·to·tox′ic (-tŏk′sĭk) adj.

hepatotoxicity

(ˌhɛpətəʊtɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Medicine) the state or quality of being hepatoxic
Translations

hep·a·to·tox·ic·i·ty

n. hepatotoxicidad, la tendencia de un fármaco o producto tóxico a dañar el hígado.
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