polycystic liver


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pol·y·cys·tic liv·'er

gradual cystic dilation of intralobular bile ducts (Meyenburg complexes) that fail to involute in embryologic development of the liver; frequently associated with bilateral congenital polycystic kidneys and occasionally with cystic involvement of the pancreas, lungs, and other organs.

polycystic liver

congenital cystic disease of the liver. Also called polycystic liver disease.

pol·y·cys·tic liv·er

(pol'ē-sis'tik liv'ĕr)
Gradual cystic dilation of intralobular bile ducts (Meyenburg complexes) that fail to involute in embryonic development of the liver; associated with polycystic kidneys and occasionally with cystic involvement of the pancreas, lungs, and other organs.

polycystic

containing many cysts.

polycystic kidney disease
see polycystic kidney disease.
polycystic liver
congenital anomaly in which cystic remnants of the bile duct occur in the liver; the bile duct is patent; seen in kittens, pups, piglets.
polycystic ovarian disease
multiple thin-walled cysts in one or both ovaries of the mature bitch; may cause hyperestrogenism.
polycystic pancreas
cystic pancreatic and bile ducts and polycystic kidneys may occur in the same patient.
polycystic renal disease
see polycystic kidney disease.
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