Term: hepatocyte regeneration
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Name: hepatocyte
Synonyms: hepatocytes
Definition: The main structural component of the liver. They are specialized epithelial cells that are organized into interconnected plates called lobules.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009111]
Name: regeneration
Synonyms:
Definition: The regrowth of a lost or destroyed body part, such as an organ or tissue. This process may occur via renewal, repair, and/or growth alone (i.e. increase in size or mass).
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0031099]   QuickGO   AmiGO