portal cirrhosis(redirected from Laennec, Rene T.H.)
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portal cirrhosis[′pȯrd·əl sə′rō·səs]
Replacement of normal liver structure by abnormal lobules of liver cells, often hyperplastic, delimited by bands of fibrous tissue, giving the gross appearance of a finely nodular surface. Also known as Laennec's cirrhosis.