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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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Hepatic abscess is a common cause of intra-abdominal infection that can be single (58%) or multiple (42%), more frequently affecting the right lobe, leading to a lethal outcome in 8% to 31% of cases; such number has decreased thanks to the use of new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques such as percutaneous drainage.