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; 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 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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