regenerative nodule

regenerative nodule
a region of localized proliferation of hepatocytes and associated stroma arising in response to liver injury. There are several different types; some are premalignant and some are not. See also nodular hyperplasia of the liver, under hyperplasia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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