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 (nŏn′ăl-kə-hô′lĭk, -hŏl′ĭk)
A beverage usually containing less than 0.5 percent alcohol by volume.
1. Of, relating to, or being a beverage whose alcohol content is very low or negligible.
2. Containing no alcohol: nonalcoholic medication.
3. Dealcoholized.


(Cookery) not containing alcohol: nonalcoholic drinks.


(ˌnɒn æl kəˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk)

1. (of a consumable liquid) not alcoholic; not being or containing intoxicating alcohol.
2. a person who is not an alcoholic.
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Adj.1.nonalcoholic - characterized by the absence of alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages"
alcoholic - characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks"
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Non alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most emergent liver disease that encompasses a complete spectrum of liver pathologies ranging from simple steatosis characterized by hepatic lipid accumulation in the form of TG to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) that may lead to cirrhosis and finally hepatocellular carcinoma1.
It was found that moderate and vigorous exercise equally were effective in reducing intrahepatic triglyceride content among patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Potential for Dietary I-3 Fatty Acids to Prevent Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Reduce the Risk of Primary Liver Cancer.
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey recently found that approximately 30% of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Diseases (NAFLD) occurred in the US alone.
com)-- Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis or Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a chronic liver condition characterized by insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and fat accumulation in the liver that may cause hepatic inflammation and progressive scarring leading to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and irreversible liver damage (cirrhosis).
A multimodal research process has provided clues to the role of angiogenesis in the etiology of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its more serious cousin, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
Healthcare professionals are seeing evidence of a troubling new epidemic: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a potentially fatal condition that can follow a lifestyle of too little physical activity and a high-calorie diet with too much sugar.
2) The spectrum of NAFLD ranges from simple steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASFI) to cirrhosis.
Both studies involved people with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an aggressive disease characterised by fat in the liver.
She said: "I'm so excited that this research is being undertaken, as it offers real hope to people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that there will be new treatments identified for this condition in the future.
Thirty-eight patients (mean age, 54 years) with severe nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and elevated serum ferritin levels (250 ng/ml or higher) were randomly assigned to lifestyle changes plus iron depletion by phlebotomy (n = 21) or to lifestyle changes alone (control group; n = 17).