Definition of hepatic in English:


Syllabification: he·pat·ic
Pronunciation: /həˈpatik


  • Of or relating to the liver: right and left hepatic ducts
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    • The smaller bile ducts converge within the liver to form the hepatic duct outside the liver.
    • Hepatorenal syndrome occurs in patients with chronic liver disease and advanced hepatic failure.
    • Liver metastases frequently present with multiple hepatic lesions on diagnosis.


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late Middle English: via Latin from Greek hēpatikos, from hēpar, hēpat- 'liver'.

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