fatty degeneration

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fatty degeneration

n.
The accumulation of fat globules within the cells of a bodily organ, such as the liver or heart, resulting in deterioration of tissue and diminished functioning of the affected organ. Also called steatosis.
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fatty degeneration

n
(Pathology) pathol the abnormal formation of tiny globules of fat within the cytoplasm of a cell
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fatty degeneration

n (Med) → Verfettung f
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The study examined 34 subjects who were administered 300 mg daily of glutathione over a period of four months, and concluded with a comparison of both clinical parameters and image-view observation of steatosis (adipose degeneration), with the aid of transient elastography, according to each subject's detailed profile before and after treatment with glutathione.