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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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On autopsy, the incidence increases up to 90 per 100,000 population.1 The condition is often misread by transabdominal ultrasonography as cholecystitis leading to unnecessary surgery as was the case with our patient.5 The pathogenesis is a relation to embryological abnormality happening in the 4th week of an embryological period of failure of a ventrocaudal bud to develop from the hepatic diverticulum, or failure of the gallbladder and cystic duct to recanalize.6 Authors have classified the cases into three groups.
The liver, gallbladder and bile ducts (bile ducts, common hepatic duct, common bile duct and cystic duct) originate from the bud or hepatic diverticulum, initially a thickening and then a ventral evagination of the endoderm of the anterior primitive intestine which, at beginning of the fourth week, it extends to the transverse septum of the future diaphragm.
The dorsal diverticulum develops into the dorsal portion of the pancreas, while the ventral diverticulum (hepatic diverticulum) develops into the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and ventral pancreas (10-13).