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 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.

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  • hepatized — hep·a·tized (hepґə tīzd) changed into a liverlike substance …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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