Hepatize
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, formerly called hepatic gas. [1913 Webster]

On the right . . . were two wells of hepatized water. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

2. To gorge with effused matter, as the lungs. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hepatize — (Amer.) v. impregnate with sulfureted hydrogen gas; (Medicine) consolidate into a substance which resembles liver; gorge with effused matter (also hepatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hepatize — v. a. Convert into liver like substance, gorge with effused matter, solidify …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hepatize — hep·a·tize …   English syllables

  • hepatize — ˈhepəˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: hepat + ize : to cause to undergo hepatization a hepatized area of lung tissue …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Hepatizing — 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

  • hepatized — hepatize (Amer.) v. impregnate with sulfureted hydrogen gas; (Medicine) consolidate into a substance which resembles liver; gorge with effused matter (also hepatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hepatizes — hepatize (Amer.) v. impregnate with sulfureted hydrogen gas; (Medicine) consolidate into a substance which resembles liver; gorge with effused matter (also hepatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hepatizing — hepatize (Amer.) v. impregnate with sulfureted hydrogen gas; (Medicine) consolidate into a substance which resembles liver; gorge with effused matter (also hepatise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Redundance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Redundance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 redundance redundance Sgm: N 1 too much too much too many Sgm: N 1 superabundance superabundance superfluity superfluence| saturation Sgm: N 1 nimiety nimiety …   English dictionary for students

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”