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hep | hep tree | hepadnavirus | hepar | heparin | hepatic | hepatic artery | hepatic coma | hepatic duct | hepatic lobe | hepatic portal vein



Adjective, Noun


hepatica. [L. hepaticus, Gr. , fr. the liver; akin to L. jecur, Skr. yakt: cf. F. hépatique.].
  •  Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Resembling the liver in color or in form; as, hepatic cinnabar.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Pertaining to, or resembling, the plants called Hepaticæ, or scale mosses and liverworts.  [1913 Webster]
Hepatic duct (Anat.), any biliary duct; esp., the duct, or one of the ducts, which carries the bile from the liver to the cystic and common bile ducts. See Illust., under Digestive. -- Hepatic gas (Old Chem.), sulphureted hydrogen gas. -- Hepatic mercurial ore, or Hepatic cinnabar. See under Cinnabar.


hepatic, adj.
1 of or relating to the liver.
2 dark brownish-red; liver-coloured.

ME f. L hepaticus f. Gk hepatikos f. hepar -atos liver

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