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hepatic


he·pat·ic  (h-ptk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling the liver.
2. Acting on or occurring in the liver.
n.
A drug that acts on the liver.

[Middle English epatic, from Old French hepatique, from Latin hpaticus, from Greek hpatikos, from hpar, hpat-, liver; see ykw in Indo-European roots.]

hepatic [hɪˈpætɪk]
adj
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Anatomy) of or relating to the liver
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Botany) Botany of or relating to the liverworts
3. (Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Colours) having the colour of liver
n
1. (Medicine / Pharmacology) Obsolete any of various drugs for use in treating diseases of the liver
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) a less common name for a liverwort
[from Latin hēpaticus, from Greek hēpar liver]

hepatic  (h-ptk)
Relating to or involving the liver.
hepatic

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