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English definition of “non-alcoholic fatty liver disease”

non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

noun [U] /nɒn.æl.kəˌhɒl.ɪk ˌfæt.i ˈlɪv.ə. dɪˌziːz/ US  /ˈnɑn.æl.kəˌhɔl.ɪk ˈfæt̬.i ˈlɪv.ər 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 liverHealth problems in specific parts of the body
(Definition of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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