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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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There is no positive disease; there is only a chronic feebleness -- a fatty degeneration -- a want of vital power in the organ itself.
"I believe that you are suffering from what is called fatty degeneration of the heart, a disease which was first divined and explored by Laennec, the man who gave us the stethoscope, not so very many years ago.
And I'll say, 'Why, the funeral of that good-for-nothing, gambling, whiskey-drinking Burning Daylight--the man that died of fatty degeneration of the heart from sitting in night and day at the business game 'Yes ma'am,' I'll say, 'he's sure a gone 'coon, but I've come to take his place and make you happy.
His steps were the short and shuffling ones of a man advanced in years and in fatty degeneration, but of a sudden they stopped beneath my very eyes.
(10) found that vitamin D decreased the fatty degeneration of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus while increasing muscle performance in patients with shoulder problems.
Fatty grade score was as follows: score 0 was no fat degeneration, score 1 was a small amount of fat-producing cells, score 2 was fatty degeneration ratio <1/3, score 3 was fatty degeneration ratio of 1/3-2/3, and score 4 was steatosis proportion ratio >2/3.
Furthermore, animal experiments have shown that PUFA can protect the liver from fatty degeneration.
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a disease located in hepatic lobule, and its pathological characteristics are the liver cells diffuse fatty degeneration and fat accumulation without excessive drinking history of clinical syndrome.
Moreover, several imaging techniques have been used to study the fatty degeneration of the lumbar multifidus, including magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy, chemical shift MRI, and multiecho MRI [6,11-13].
Histopathological studies have demonstrated that type 1 MCs are detected in areas with inflammation, type 2 MCs are detected in areas with fatty degeneration, and type 3 MCs are detected in areas with sclerosis.
Influence of cuff muscle fatty degeneration on anatomic and functional outcomes after simple suture of full-thickness tears.