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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hepatic  \He*pat"ic\,  a.  [L.  hepaticus  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  the  liver; 
  akin  to  L.  jecur,  Skr.  yak?t:  cf  F.  h['e]patique.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  liver;  as  hepatic  artery;  hepatic 
  diseases. 
 
  2.  Resembling  the  liver  in  color  or  in  form  as  hepatic 
  cinnabar. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  the  plants  called 
  Hepatic[ae],  or  scale  mosses  and  liverworts. 
 
  {Hepatic  duct}  (Anat.),  any  biliary  duct;  esp.,  the  duct,  or 
  one  of  the  ducts,  which  carries  the  bile  from  the  liver  to 
  the  cystic  and  common  bile  ducts.  See  Illust.,  under 
  {Digestive}. 
 
  {Hepatic  gas}  (Old  Chem.),  sulphureted  hydrogen  gas. 
 
  {Hepatic  mercurial  ore},  or  {Hepatic  cinnabar}.  See  under 
  {Cinnabar}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hepatic 
  adj  :  pertaining  to  or  affecting  the  liver;  "hepatic  ducts"; 
  "hepatic  cirrhosis" 




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