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A condition characterized by the presence of blood-filled spaces in the liver, seen in association with various chronic wasting diseases, certain bacterial infections, and treatment with anabolic and other steroids.
1950s; earliest use found in American Journal Pathology. From scientific Latin peliosis hepatis from peliosis + hepatis, genitive of hepar.
peliosis hepatis/ˌpɛlɪˈəʊsɪs hɪˈpatɪs//ˌpɛlɪˈəʊsɪs hɛˈpatɪs//ˌpiːliˈəʊsɪs hɪˈpatɪs/
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