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There are 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter C.
Catabolism
All the reactions of molecular degradations of the organism considered.

Chronic hepatitis
Liver inflammation with a duration of more than six months. Transaminases remain at a high level during more that period of time.

Cirrhosis
Uncontrolled regeneration of the liver that combines scar tissue (fibrosis) and cell clusters that do not respect the normal architecture (nodules).

Coagulation
Blood coagulation is a mechanism that allows the body to form blood clots to repair damaged vessels.

Coinfection
Simultaneous infection of a person by more than pathogen species.

Compensated Cirrhosis
Compensated cirrhosis means that the body still functions fairly well and there is no sign of complication (Ascites, haemorrhage…).

Cytolysis
Destruction of cells. In the case of liver cells (hepatocytes), it releases the transaminases (ASAT, ALAT) in the blood flow.