[hep-uh-tek-tuh-mee] /ˌhɛp əˈtɛk tə mi/
noun, plural hepatectomies.
excision of part of the liver.
hepatectomy hep·a·tec·to·my (hěp’ə-těk’tə-mē)
Excision of liver tissue.
[hi-pat-ik] /hɪˈpæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the liver. 2. acting on the liver, as a medicine. 3. liver-colored; dark reddish-brown. 4. Botany. belonging or pertaining to the liverworts. noun 5. a medicine acting on the liver. 6. a liverwort. /hɪˈpætɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the liver 2. (botany) of or […]
[hi-pat-i-kuh] /hɪˈpæt ɪ kə/ noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Hepatica, of the buttercup family, having heart-shaped leaves and delicate purplish, pink, or white flowers. /hɪˈpætɪkə/ noun 1. any ranunculaceous woodland plant of the N temperate genus Hepatica, having three-lobed leaves and white, mauve, or pink flowers
- Hepatic artery
hepatic artery n.
- Hepatic coma
hepatic coma n. A coma occurring in advanced cirrhosis, hepatitis, poisoning, or other liver disease.