Kiernan space

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Kier·nan space

(kēr'năn),
interlobular space in the liver.
Synonym(s): portal area

Kier·nan space

(kēr'năn spās)
Interlobular space in the liver.

Kiernan space

(kēr′năn)
[Francis Kiernan, Brit. physician, 1800–1874]
Any of the spaces between the lobes of the liver.

Kiernan,

Francis, English physician, 1800-1874.
Kiernan space - interlobular space in the liver.
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The membrane was composed of the surface serosa and deep connective tissue, while the parenchyma was composed of the hepatic lobule and portal area (Figs.
The normal control rats showed normal ill-defined lobules, where the hepatocyte cell cord radiated from the central vein to the peripheral portal area that showed absence of any signs of fibrosis or inflammatory changes.
The contractor was mobilized in September, surface preparation of the portal area was completed and the first blast for the portal was detonated on September 25.
Pathological characteristics of DILI include: (1) hepatocellular damage type (hepatitis, steatohepatitis): focal or massive hepatocyte necrosis, collapsed mesh stent, inflammatory cell (lymphocyte, eosinophil, and neutrophil) infiltration in portal area and lobule, large fat deposits in hepatocytes, which is the most significant in centrilobular area, with necrosis, inflammation, and cholestasis; (2) intrahepatic cholestasis type: cholestasis in liver centrilobular area, bile plug formation in bile capillaries, accumulation of bilirubin pigment in hepatocytes and stellate cells, no inflammatory cell infiltration; (3) mixed: cholestasis in hepatocytes, bile capillaries and stellate cells, and focal hepatocyte necrosis with ballooning degeneration.
The liver tissue of male rats is characterized by having portal area that contains artery, vein and one or more yellow cell lined by stain layer that consists of cubic cells that contain vesicular nuclei (3-4).
The pods operate autonomously from the transporter, which means they are not limited to the portal area and can move on regular roads and pick up passengers at any point.
The portal area showed lymphocytes infiltration; the portal vein and hepatic artery contained erythrocytes and bile duct was lined with cuboidal cells and appeared normal (Fig.
Before buying, ensure that the detector manufacturer has made significant improvements and developments in the digital-processing capabilities of the detector, developing a high-quality metal detector capable of offering a uniform magnetic field throughout the entire portal area and capable of detecting a wide variety of metals and objects without compromising its integrity.
Mattisonsierra opened a 1,200-square-foot storefront in the west portal area of San Francisco in October 2005.
Accommodations in the park and the El Portal area can be full on weekends this time of year.
Senior Homeland Security and Laboratory officials and science staff will speak in the press room, then the equipment will be demonstrated at the security portal area throughout the day.
The galgenbucktunnel can be found in a railway tunnel in the portal area and one hundred meters long mountain railway tunnel.