hepatocyte

[hep-uh-tuh-sahyt, hi-pat-uh-]

noun

a cell of the main tissue of the liver; liver cell.

Origin of hepatocyte

First recorded in 1960–65; hepato- + -cyte
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hepatocyte in Medicine

hepatocyte

[hĕpə-tə-sīt′, hĭ-pătə-]

n.

A parenchymal liver cell.
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