hepato-

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hepato-

or hepat-
pref.
Liver: hepatitis.

[Greek hēpato-, from hēpar, hēpat-, liver; see yē̆kw in Indo-European roots.]

hepato-

or before a vowel

hepat-

combining form
denoting the liver: hepatitis.
[from Greek hēpat-,hēpar]

hepato-

a combining form meaning “liver”: hepatomegaly.
Also, esp. before a vowel, hepat-.
[comb. form representing Greek hēpat-, s. of hêpar liver]