Hepatic gas
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. [1913 Webster]

2. Resembling the liver in color or in form; as, hepatic cinnabar. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the plants called Hepatic[ae], or scale mosses and liverworts. [1913 Webster]

{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}. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic cinnabar — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic duct — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic mercurial ore — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling the liver in color or in form;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatic colic — Colic Col ic, n. [F. colique, fr. L. colicus sick with the colic, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?, the colon. The disease is so named from its being seated in or near the colon. See {Colon}.] (Med.) A severe paroxysmal pain in the abdomen, due to spasm,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • he|pat|i|co|gas|tros|to|my — «hih PAT uh koh gas TROS tuh mee», noun, plural mies. a connection made by surgery between the hepatic duct and the stomach …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hepatize — Hep a*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hepatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hepatizing}.] [Gr. ? to be like the liver, to be liver colored, fr. ?, ?, the liver: cf. E. hepatite, and (for sense 2) F. h[ e]patiser.] 1. To impregnate with sulphureted hydrogen gas …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatized — Hepatize Hep a*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hepatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hepatizing}.] [Gr. ? to be like the liver, to be liver colored, fr. ?, ?, the liver: cf. E. hepatite, and (for sense 2) F. h[ e]patiser.] 1. To impregnate with sulphureted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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