Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in APA style

Cite A Dictionary entry in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the APA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


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Reference list

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Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publication Title. City: Publisher. Consulté à l'adresse http://Website-Url


Abdelmalek, M., Suzuki, A., Guy, C., Unalp-Arida, A., Colvin, R., Johnson, R., & Diehl, A. (2010). Increased fructose consumption is associated with fibrosis severity in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology, 51(6), 1961-1971. doi:10.1002/hep.23535

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


427 adult liver biopsy patients.
Block food questionnaire data collected, based on reporting of intake.
frequency x amount.
Kool-aid, fruit juices, non-dietary soda intake.
Documented as servings per-week (classification: none, minimum to moderate @ >= 7 servings per-week). Relationship between fructose intake and metabolic and histological features of NAFLD analysed using regression analyses - without controlling for other factors.
Increased fructose consumption associated with lower age groups, male, hypertriglyceridemia, low HDL, cholesterol, < blood glucose, > calorie intake.
Conclusion: Patients with NAFLD, daily fructose consumption associated with < hepatic steatosis (but > fibrosis).
NAFLD progress may be ameliorated through modifiable environmental risk factors. CHANGING THE ENVIRONMENT MAY LEAD TO IMPROVEMENTS beneficial to hepatic function. (Abdelmalek et al., 2010)

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