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he·pat·ic

 (hĭ-păt′ĭk)
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 epatik, from Old French hepatique, from Latin hēpaticus, from Greek hēpatikos, from hēpar, hēpat-, liver; see yē̆kw in Indo-European roots.]

hepatic

(hɪˈpætɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the liver
2. (Botany) botany of or relating to the liverworts
3. (Colours) having the colour of liver
n
4. (Pharmacology) obsolete any of various drugs for use in treating diseases of the liver
5. (Plants) a less common name for a liverwort
[C15: from Latin hēpaticus, from Greek hēpar liver]

he•pat•ic

(hɪˈpæt ɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or acting on the liver.
2. liver-colored; dark reddish brown.
3. belonging or pertaining to the liverworts.
n.
4. a liverwort.
[1350–1400; Middle English epatik « Latin hēpaticus < Greek hēpatikós. See hepato-, -ic]

he·pat·ic

(hĭ-păt′ĭk)
Relating to the liver.

hepatic

Relating to the liver.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hepatic - any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosseshepatic - any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
bryophyte, nonvascular plant - any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta
hornwort - liverworts with slender hornlike capsules
class Hepaticae, class Hepaticopsida, Hepaticae, Hepaticopsida - liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
leafy liverwort, scale moss - moss-like liverwort with tiny scalelike leaves; usually epiphytic
Marchantia polymorpha, hepatica - a common liverwort
Adj.1.hepatic - pertaining to or affecting the liver; "hepatic ducts"; "hepatic cirrhosis"
Translations
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he·pat·ic

a. hepático-a, rel. al hígado;
___ comacoma ___;
___ ductducto ___;
___ lobeslóbulos o subdivisiones ___ -s;
___ veinsvenas ___.

hepatic

adj hepático
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Because of various anatomic variations of hepatic artery which affects the surgical approach and future outcomes, it is necessary to get the complete donor and recipient liver vasculature mapping to get surgical guidance and to avoid bleeding, hepatic artery thrombosis, ischaemic cholangiopathy and other post-transplant complications.3 In the era of LDLT, paying particular attention to the point of origin of segment IV artery is a prerequisite, especially when the lateral section is relatively small.
During the procedure, the left and right hepatic bile ducts were fused after forming a long segment, and the cystic duct was observed to be draining to the right hepatic duct (Figure 1).
Axial images demonstrated formation of the portal vein by confluence of the splenic and superior mesenteric veins at the neck of pancreas, but instead of coursing into the liver through the porta hepatis, this vein formed an end-to-side anastomosis with the extra hepatic IVC (Figure 1).
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