|polycystic liver||medical dictionary|
Gradual cystic dilation of intralobular bile ducts (Meyenburg's 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.
Synonyms: polycystic liver disease.
(05 Mar 2000)
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