Term: liver lipid droplet
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Name: liver
Definition: Solid compound organ with three lobes that has many functions including bile production, blood detoxification, the production of critical plasma proteins and clotting factors, complement proteins and the storage of many substances, such as lipids, amino acids, iron, and glycogen. Female fish produce vitellogenins in the liver.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000123]
Name: lipid droplet
Synonyms: adiposome, lipid body, lipid particle
Definition: An intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle comprising a matrix of coalesced lipids surrounded by a phospholipid monolayer. May include associated proteins.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005811]   QuickGO   AmiGO