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hepatic Line breaks: hep|at¦ic
Pronunciation: /hɪˈpatɪk/

Definition of hepatic in English:

adjective

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.

noun

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less common term for liverwort.

Origin

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

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