hepaticostomy he·pat·i·cos·to·my (hĭ-pāt’ĭ-kŏs’tə-mē)
The surgical formation of an opening into a hepatic duct.
hepaticotomy he·pat·i·cot·o·my (hĭ-pāt’ĭ-kŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into a hepatic duct.
- Hepatic portal vein
hepatic portal vein n. See portal vein.
- Hepatic porphyria
hepatic porphyria n. A category of porphyria that includes porphyria cutanea tarda, variegate porphyria, and coproporphyria.
- Hepatic vein
hepatic vein n. Any of the veins that carry from the liver the blood collected from the hepatic artery and portel vein and that terminate in three large veins, designated right, middle, and left, that open into the inferior vena cava below the diaphragm.