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non-alcoholic fatty liver diseasenoun [U]

uk   /nɒn.æl.kəˌhɒl.ɪk ˌfæt.i ˈlɪv.ə. dɪˌziːz/ us   /nɑː.næl.kəˌhɔl.ɪk ˌfæt̬.i ˈlɪv.ɚ dɪˌziːz/ specialized
a condition in which there is too much fat in the liver, affecting people who drink little or no alcohol. It can lead to hepatitis and scarring of the liver
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