fatty liver n.
Yellow discoloration of the liver due to fatty degeneration of the parenchymal cells.
Unused sugar turns into fat, leading to fatty liver, diabetes, and obesity.
This relation certainly holds good in respect to the mental perturbation occurring in cases of fatty liver.
Again, fatty liver occurs in the course of certain cachexi, notably phthisis.
The area of hepatic dulness is, as a rule, enlarged in cases of fatty liver.
The dyscrasia of chronic alcoholism is a very common cause of fatty liver.
You had a fatty liver, and a large gall stone in the gall bladder.
The fatty liver is also wanting in blood; it is dry, and on section only the largest vessels contain any blood.
When the condition of fatty liver exists the quantity of fat rises to 40, even 45, per cent.
In these cases of fatty liver a very considerable mental inquietude, despondency, even hypochondria and melancholia, result.
Not all cases of fatty liver are advanced to the degree indicated in the above description.