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Research Article

Ameliorative Potential of Tamarindus indica on High Fat Diet Induced Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Rats

Figure 3

Histology of hepatic tissue sections dyed with haematoxylin-eosin (HE). (a) ND control (100x) showing normal structure and architecture (b) HFD fed NAFLD control (100x) and (c) HFD fed NAFLD control (400x) showing severe degree of micro and macro vescicular steatosis and severe hepatocellular ballooning (d) HFD fed ETS treated at 90 mg/kg body weight group (100x) showing near normal structure. ETS: extract of Tamarindus indica seed coat; ND: normal diet; HFD: high fat diet; NAFLD: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

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