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Liver cell

Definition

noun, plural: liver cells

Hepatocyte, or epithelial cell, in the liver, which has metabolic, endocrine, and secretory functions.


Supplement

The liver cells are the major structural and cellular component of the liver, and are involved in various functions of the liver such as the formation and secretion of bile.


See also: hepatocyte.


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