Suprahepatic
Suprahepatic Su`pra*he*pat"ic, a. (Anat.) Situated over, or on the dorsal side of, the liver; -- applied to the branches of the hepatic veins. [1913 Webster]

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  • suprahepatic — adj. situated above the liver (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suprahepatic — su·pra·hepatic …   English syllables

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