What is another word for steatohepatitis?
2 synonyms found
[ stˌiːtə͡ʊhˌɛpɐtˈa͡ɪtɪs], [ stˌiːtəʊhˌɛpɐtˈaɪtɪs], [ s_t_ˌiː_t_əʊ_h_ˌɛ_p_ɐ_t_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_s]
Steatohepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver, caused by the accumulation of fat in its cells. The term is commonly used in the medical field, but there are other synonyms that can also be used to describe this condition. Some of the common synonyms for steatohepatitis include non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic steatohepatitis, and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. These terms are often used interchangeably to describe inflammation and damage to the liver caused by the buildup of fat. Other related terms include fatty liver, liver steatosis, and hepatic steatosis, which describe the accumulation of fat within the liver cells without inflammation or damage.