hepatic

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hepatic

1. of or relating to the liver
2. Botany of or relating to the liverworts
3. having the colour of liver
4. Obsolete any of various drugs for use in treating diseases of the liver
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5-6) In cirrhosis, elevated portal pressure results from a combination of increased portal inflow due to splanchnic arteriolar vasodilatation and elevated resistance to outflow through distorted hepatic sinusoids.
Little or only a slight reaction for antibodies against laminin can be observed in the hepatic sinusoids (8, 9).
Although most cysts are caught in the hepatic sinusoids, which are carried out by the portal vein, making the liver the most frequently involved organ, a few ova may pass through the liver, heart, and pulmonary capillaries and reach the general circulation to lodge in such sites as the orbit, heart, thyroid gland, lung, bones, urinary bladder, and other internal organs.