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  • adj. Originating or occurring outside the liver.

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  • adj. Happening or existing outside the liver.

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Examples

  • True or false: Most cholesterol under normal conditions is manufactured in extrahepatic tissues.

    Statin effects of low-carb diets | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Most cholesterol under normal conditions is manufactured in extrahepatic tissues, and the principal and essential task is to move cholesterol to the liver for excretion as bile acids and unaltered cholesterol.

    Statin effects of low-carb diets | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Cortisone acts as a physiological antagonist to insulin by decreasing glycogenesis (formation of glycogen) and promotes breakdown of lipids (lipolysis), and proteins, and mobilization of extrahepatic amino acids and ketone bodies.

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  • Roshan had been diagnosed with extrahepatic biliary atresia - a rare condition in which the common bile duct in newborns is blocked or has not developed.

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  • Thus, the reduction of lipotoxic lipids could be one of the major pathways by which the high-KAA diet maintains muscle AMPK and extrahepatic substrate utilization. ob/ob mice that had already developed noticeable insulin resistance and hepatic steatosis before KAA treatment.

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  • Williams TP, Kasorndorkbua C, Halbur PG, Haqshenas G, Guenette DK, et al. (2001) Evidence of extrahepatic sites of replication of the hepatitis E virus in a swine model.

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  • Bile-duct tumors that develop within the liver and the distal biliary tree are referred to as intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas, respectively.

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  • Gastrointestinalgastrointestinal buying antabus online hours have included an due metallic or garlic-like product in the advice and extrahepatic breath. antabus antabuse name time is in therapy and is formerly transdermal to the applying countries: australia, canada, great britain, new zealand, and south africa.

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  • Wang H, Tan JT, Emelyanov A, Korzh V, Gong Z (2005) Hepatic and extrahepatic expression of vitellogenin genes in the zebrafish, Danio rerio.

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  • Elevated pressure of the extrahepatic bile duct may elicit a variety of symptoms ranging from various degrees of abdominal distention, discomfort, dyspepsia, and pain.

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